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. Be Winnie
Have students pretend to be in Winnie's shoes (boys don't have to pretend to be girls, but just imagine that they are ten years old and have met the Tucks). Have students write a letter to Jesse telling him thank you for the water and explaining why they will or will not drink it.
2. What Came Next?
Break students into groups of three or four and have each come up with a two-minute presentation detailing what Mae, Tuck, Jesse and Miles do next...
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