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. Visual Representation of Sarkhan
Create a map with the major cities, towns where Homer Atkins resided, areas where the typhoons occurred. Use the book to provide the basic facts, then create additional geographical features, towns, places of interest. Look at a map of Southeast Asia and decide where this fictitious country would have been located, and which countries would border it.
Pretending you are Ambassador Gilbert MacWhite, create a journal of his first 30 days in office, using what is provided by the book, but...
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