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. Atom Model
Just like Richard's father was making examples for Richard to learn by have the class make a model of an atom. They may use any type of materials they find suitable to represent the different parts of an atom. Students can use different materials for the nucleus, protons, and electrons and so forth. Have the students present their model to the class and explain what type of atom it is.
2. Word Bag Spelling Bee
In the book Richard tells of a time he...
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