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. Design a newspaper.
The Shadow of the Wind has numerous twists and turns and mysterious events, some of which are perfect headlines for the front page of a newspaper. Write and design a newspaper highlighting main events in the book. Use specific examples and quotes in your stories.
2. Write an advice column.
Daniel has his share of problems with women throughout the story. Pretend Daniel has written into your advice column for tips on how he should deal with his female relationships and the mystery...
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