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. Washington and the Revolution Matching Game
Draw or print out 3" x 3" pictures of at least fifteen people mentioned in the book. Students will turn the cards over and try to match the people. Students also need to write a brief description about the people under the drawing.
2. The Benedict Arnold Card Game
Create a card game of at least 15 people + Benedict Arnold. The goal of the game is to match the people. The person that ends up with Benedict Arnold loses.
3. Character Posters
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