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. San Francisco Travelogue
Create a travelogue about San Francisco, the setting for the story. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful city.
2. Dinner with the Author
Imagine that you could have dinner with William Saroyan and some of the characters from the play. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
3. Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or...
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