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. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script for an abridged version of the novel.
2. UNTO A GOOD LAND Soundtrack
Research the music of the mid-19th century in Swedish settlements in America and create a CD which could be a background for the lives of Karl and his friends and family.
3. Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song about some aspect of the novel.
4. Sweden Travelogue
Create a travelogue about Sweden, Karl Oskar's homeland. Be sure to include highlights of attractions...
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