Where the Heart Is Fun Activities

Billie Letts
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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. Newspaper clipping

Find and bring in a newspaper clipping that resembles one of the following characters; Sister Husband, Benny, or Forney. Be able to present your reasoning in front of the class.

2. Scenic art

Create a drawing to show one of the following and explain how it applies to the story: Rattlesnake Ridge or the Tornado.

3. Poetry

Write any type of poem (your choice) that would describe either Forney's point of view of love toward Novalee or Novalee's point of view of love toward Forney...

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