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. Makeba Rocks
Write a song that you think the musician, Makeba, would have written and perform it.
2. Hair Extravaganza
Style your hair to match that of the American woman.
3. Picture This
Draw a sketch of what you think the village of Serowe looks like.
4. Flag Day
Draw and paint a picture of the Botswana flag, using the description in the book.
5. Class Trip
Pay a visit to a local university and visit with an African Studies professor.
6. Art Project
Using clay, make your own cooking...
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