West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Fun Activities

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Fun Activities

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. Recipes

Have the students make some of the recipes included in the article at the end of the book and bring them to class to share.

2. Celebrity Reports

Assign each student one of the period celebrities that were presented in this book. Have them study that person and prepare a short report about that person's life, work, and awards.

3. Charlie Chaplin Response

Play for the class one of Charlie Chaplin's movies. Have the students discuss why they think Laura disliked his style so much.

4. Map...

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