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. Create a Journal
Create a journal from the point of view of a young boy who discovers the mystical world of Oz for the first time.
2. Learn about Souls
Learn about the concept of souls as they apply to Freddy's experience. What is a soul? Why is it important? Also view artwork related to souls and spirits.
3. Perform a Character Study
Perform a character study on one of the following characters: Freddy, Kathy, Naya, or Grandpa.
4. Act Out a Scene
Act out a scene from...
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