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. Aging Sketch Project
The novel opens with the Prologue, where Merlyn is reminiscing about his life. Draw a sketch of what Merlyn looks like as an 80-year-old-man and how he looks when the novel opens, when he is young.
2. Book Jacket Sketch
Imagine that "The Saxon Shore" is being re-released. Design a book jacket that will appeal to today's readers, making sure to include all of the details about it that are mentioned in the actual story.
3. Chapter Title Project
Go through "The Saxon Shore...
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