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.
Using the events from A Yellow Raft on Blue Water, write a script for a newscast. The tone is serious or humorous, but it accurately describes events from the novel. It includes reporters on the scene, sports and weather. Do the newscast in front of the class.
2. Text messaging
Choose a scene in the novel where communication is difficult and have the characters send text messages to each other. Rewrite the scene with the texting included.
3. Video game
Create a video game based on...
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