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. Depression Era Scrapbook.
Individually or in groups, students create a scrapbook montage of images and words from pictures and writings of the Depression Era. The scrapbook can be digital or on paper, and students are encouraged to use creativity in media format.
2. Laughter is the Best Medicine.
Individually or in groups, students perform improv, stand-up, or scripted skit comedy (original or adapted) in order to illustrate the healing and unifying power of laughter as discussed by Kurt Vonnegut in the novel.
3. It's Great to be...
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