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. The Committee Drawing
Draw a picture of the members of the committee around the table in the order that Fatt names them. Your drawing should capture each one's attitude, appearance, former work, or a behavior associated with him.
2. The Gunman/Henchman/Muscle Style
1930s gangsters were known for their style. Find a photo of "gangster" style and describe the clothing articles that make up that style.
3. Committee Scrabble
Starting with the longest name of the committee members, create a scrabble game using only character names...
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