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. Role Playing
Place the names of all the characters in the novel into a hat. Select two students from the class and have each one draw a name. Have the students improvise a conversation between the two characters.
2. Who Am I?
Write the names of characters from the book on slips of paper and drop them into a hat. Have a student draw a name and, without looking at what the paper says, stick the piece of paper on his or her forehead. The student...
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