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. Embroider/Create a letter
Hester is very good at needlework. Take a piece of felt and cut it out in the shape of whatever letter you like. Pick something positive for the letter to stand for, instead of something negative.
2. Puritan cooking
Find an authentic early American recipe and make a Puritan treat to share.
Find seashells or other interesting things from nature, as Pearl does. Think about what other kinds of toys or playthings you might have if you were a child in...
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