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. Ride with Rocinante
Imagine that you are on the trip with Steinbeck. What would your days be like? What is it like inside Rocinante? Compare your thoughts at the beginning of the trip vs. how you would feel at the end.
2. Pack for Steinbeck
Imagine that you are taking Steinbeck with you on a trip across America today. What would you pack for the two of you? Be sure to remember the tunes, the snacks and the digital camera!
3. Turn Rocinante into a Sweet Ride...
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