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. Colorado Travelogue
Create a travelogue about Colorado, and the location of the fictional town of Holt. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
2. Grain Elevator Diorama
Create a diorama of the grain elevator as you imagine it would have looked.
3. Dinner with Kent Haruf
Imagine that you could have dinner with Kent Haruf and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you...
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