Year of Wonders Fun Activities

Geraldine Brooks
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 136 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Research Activity

Have the class go to the library and research the clothing and lifestyle of the village. Pay special attention to period and class.

2. Potluck

Have a small class party at the end of the book (after the test!). Have students bring in food mentioned in the book or popular during the era depicted in the novel.

3. Timeline Activity

Write down events from the book; general or specific. Cut the paper into strips with each event separate, and have the students draw them out...

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