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. Cast the Movie
If you were a casting agent for a film version of the novel When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, who would you select to play the roles? List all the characters from the book, then name the actors/actresses who would portray the character best in your eyes.
2. Guinness Book of World Records
Bring the record book to class. Look up various records to share with students. How much does the largest person in the world weigh? How does Zachary's alleged weight...
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