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. Fashion a costume!
Choose your favorite character from WHEN WE WERE ORPHANS and put together an outfit of clothes he or she might wear. Come to class dressed as the character you have chosen.
Prepare a visual presentation on the city of Shanghai. Include it's history, geography and culture.
Prepare a visual presentation of London. Make sure to include Mayfair, Kensington and the British Museum in your work.
Interview a detective in person or over the phone. Present your interview to the...
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