Activities and Fireworks for Classic Characters
Topic: Classic Characters
Star Wars: A New Hope The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy – Chapters 1-3
1. Craft – Emoji Bookmarks
2. Key Points – Archetypal Characters
3. Collaborative – Science Theory and Science Fiction
4. Writing - Onomatopoeia
5. Math/Logic – A Galaxy Far, Far Away
6. Genius Principle – Character Cards
7. Big Activity – Mixed-up Characters
8. Movement - Around the Galaxy
Protagonists and antagonists quiz game
Playing roles of various character types
Build Challenge: Create a new story character
Weekly teen hangouts in Santa Ana https://www.facebook.com/events/317560022131506/
Disneyland meetup: April 24 – Star Wars https://www.celebrationeducation.com/copy-of-theme
Field trips – Trips are currently being scheduled! New trips posted here: https://socalhomeschooladventures.com/product-category/field-trips/celebration-education-field-trips/
May 24 Celebration: Laser Tag!
Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.
Do a character study on Princess Leia: https://writerswrite.co.za//wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Simple_Character_Study_for_Writers.jpg
Make a map of the Star Wars galaxy.
Make a comic strip with two or more types of characters in it.
Choose five different character types. Conduct a survey to find out which people like best. Make a diagram to show the results.
Write a three-paragraph report on Princess Leia.
Explore large and small numbers and place value: http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/03/30/2859247.htm
Make emoji Easter eggs: https://studiodiy.com/2015/03/05/diy-emoji-easter-eggs/
Make masks to depict various characters from literature.
Make a mobile of the Star Wars characters, with a picture of the character on one side and a description on the other side of the hanging objects.
Page 27 describes Darth Vader's clothes in this way: “His armor, flowing cape, and helmet were as black as the scorch marks on the walls.” This is a simile. Write similes to describe how the other characters are dressed.
Create lists of protagonists and antagonists in the story.
Compare Star Wars characters to those in classic fairy tales. How many similarities can you find?