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. Which Traveler Are You?
Have each student come to class dressed up as the character in the story they feel they are most like.
2. Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Have each student create a map of Oz and the different places that the travelers go to.
3. It's a Twister!
Have each student research tornadoes and see if there are any cases in which a tornado did lift a house and drop it somewhere else with a person inside.
4. Comparing the Movie
Have students watch the...
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