The Witches – Classroom Activities

In June 2000 I received an email from Alisha Dorow. Listed below are some of the great activities she came up with for her students. Thanks Alisha!

1) Write out your will (the boy went to live with his grandma as per his parents’ will)

2) Draw the inside of your room/house. Make some changes to your home to help you as if you were turned into a mouse like the boy.

3) Write about stereotypes. What are stereotypes? What are the stereotypes we have about witches, little boys, grandmothers? Do the characters fit these stereotypes?