susangaylord.com: Bookmaking Projects. Fun idea for a research project, biography, book report, etc.
This would make a good ice breaker for the first day of class. It would get students up out of their seats and moving around interacting with each other. Volunteers could also read theirs to the class. The only problem I see that could occur is that all the questions may not have matching students.
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