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. Author Report
Write a brief biography about Pat Conroy. Include a physical, personal, and professional description.
2. Design a Dingy
Using any form of visual media, create a personal boat for Pat Conroy to get to and from the island of Yamacraw in spite of weather warnings. Include three design traits and relate them to the personality of the author. Everyone will present their boat in front of the class and describe the traits of the author that helped in the design of the boat.
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