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. WATERMELON Soundtrack
Research the music of the 1990s, especially in Ireland, and create a CD to share with the class.
2. Watermelon Day
Declare watermelon day for the class and bring in plenty to share with all the students. If the melons aren't available or the costs are prohibitive, do some research on other watermelon items such as gum, cookies, and candy and bring in some of these alternate treats.
3. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on the novel.
4. Dinner with Marian Keyes...
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