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. Stamp Collecting
Stamps, throughout the story, are a part of Pieter's life and his friend Kappie's; his dad even buys some at one point in the story.
If I could collect any stamp it would be... If I could create any stamp it would be...
Now that you have their attention, have students cut out the edges of a piece of letter size paper (like the edges of a stamp, and have them draw, paint or otherwise create their stamp. Post all stamps around the...
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