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. War News Reporter
Modeling a news reporter, create a podcast as if you were reporting from a war zone. Create a script to help the newscast flow better.
2. New and Old
Find a video or audio clip on the internet discussing an event similar to what Filipovic encountered in Sarajevo. Be prepared to present your video and reasoning for choosing it in front of the class.
Write a poem based on your feelings as you read entries from "Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in...
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