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. Covered Wagons
The only modes of transportation in the book are horseback, boats, and covered wagons. Have the students use construction paper, yarn, cloth, wheels, and tongue depressors to build their own covered wagons.
2. Hassling the Teacher
Sean endlessly torments Mr. Clarke until he and Garrick are ultimately kicked out of school. How much of this could you take? Take turns going in front of the class and trying to teach while one person in the class makes jokes, bugs other students, and makes noises...
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