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 Recreation
As a class, make a model of the area surrounding Walden Pond based on the description given by Thoreau. Include the small house Thoreau built, his bean field, and the woods.
2. Items to Take With you to Walden
In a circle, choose one person to name an item they would take with them to Walden Pond. The next person must list the item named by the first person before they announce what they would take with them. Continue around the circle listing all...
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