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. Character Comparison
Compare yourself to a character in the novel.
2. Map It
Use a black line map to show places where characters live and travel in the novel.
3. South Africa
Prepare a short oral or written report about South Africa in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Create a timeline showing the events in the novel.
5. Dear Mr. Cussler
Write or email the author and tell him what you did or did not like about the book.
6. Pitt's Next Adventure
Imagine what Pitt's next...
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