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. Guess Who?
Pick a character. On a large sheet of paper, draw the character as they appear in the book. At the bottom of the paper, write three or four hints (traits, quotes, facts) that will help another student identify the character.
2. Write a Letter
Write a one page letter as if you are Toby. It can be addressed to any character, and can discuss any topic or incident in the book.
Pick a specific object in the book (i.e., the horse chestnuts). Conduct basic...
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