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. The Accused
Study a crime from newspaper reports and write out a defense for the accused.
Create a Haiku poem which you think summarizes the book.
3. Guess the Character
Choose one of the characters from the book and think about how he or she would look, walk, and act in general. Find some clothes from home and bring them to class. Walk around the class dressed up and acting like your character. The only thing you cannot do is talk. Your classmates then have...
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