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. Indiana Profile
The narrator spends his childhood and teen years in Indiana. What is this state like? What is Indiana known for? Do some research, then write a one- to two-page profile about this state, including major cities, terrain, industries, places to visit, historical highlights, and trivia.
2. Traditional Food
The narrator paints a picture of his family through the traditional foods they eat, including the daily meatloaf, potatoes, and cabbage and the special occasion ham. What about you -- how would you paint a picture...
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