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. What is 'Survival of the Fittest'?
While this term is often used in everyday conversation, do people really understand what it means? Have students research this theory in small groups and them discuss their findings with the class.
2. The Wedding Album
Have students create a four- or five-picture wedding album fro Jurgis and Ona. What was their wedding like?
3. The Advertisement for Homes/Furniture
Jurgis and his family are constantly swindled by businesses who want to take advantage of their inability to speak and understand...
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