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. Character Comparison
Compare yourself to one of the characters in the novel.
2. Interview Shaw
Write ten questions that you would ask Darby Shaw if you could interview the character.
3. Book Review
Write a book review for the novel.
Use wigs, hats, sunglasses, and other techniques to disguise yourself as Darby Shaw did when she was on the run.
5. Callahan Killed
Write a newspaper article about the explosion that killed Thomas Callahan.
6. Timeline of Events
Create a timeline of the events in the novel.
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