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. Letter Home
Pretend you are one of the characters in this collection of stories and write a letter home about your life in the United States. You may want to include talking about your life in your new home, the people who you have met, and what you do. Describe your surroundings based on the time period of the book.
Make a collage that represents your favorite story in the collection. You may focus on a specific scene or sequence of events from the...
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