The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. This is What I Saw
Imagine you are Louise Kavanaugh. While in the stable, you hear screams coming from the manor and run to help your mother. When you reach the bedroom door, it suddenly opens revealing a bizarre scene inside. Write your impressions of the scene in your mother's room, as well as your fears, hopes, and questions after realizing that you must flee for your life.
2. The Characters Involved
Pick any five of the characters that Hamilton portrays in the story. For each...
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