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. WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE Soundtrack
A big part of a person's story is the music that is popular during his/her lifetime. Do some research on music that was popular during Mclean's life in North Carolina in the early 21st century. If possible, create a CD of songs appropriate for the time period and share with the class as you discuss Mclean's life.
2. Sarah Dessen's Laptop
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Sarah Dessen's laptop. What do you think it would say? What...
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