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. Final Painting Project
At the end of the novel, Ruth imagines what a painting would look like that showed the grandchildren running around with blurred faces. Paint or draw what you think that painting should look like, making sure to incorporate details about the imaginary painting that Ruth mentions.
2. Soundtrack Project
Imagine that Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister is being made into a major motion picture. Put together a soundtrack of at least eight songs that address specific events or themes that are present in...
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