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.
Choose one of the scenes in the novel to act out with your classmates. Each student in the group should be a part of dividing up the lines, and all should speak in the scene. Have each group give a performance of their scene in front of the class on the last day of the unit.
2. General Store
Set up your own general store like Mr. Boyle's store. What types of merchandise would be sold at the time period in which this novel is...
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