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. Map It Out
Pinpoint all of the locations of the prisons and places people lived on a map, such as Edgefield County, Augusta, Milwaukee, Harlem and other areas. Students should find them on the map and mark their locations then create a final map as a class.
In the form of a student's choice, write a poem based on the book. Students can write from the perspective of a person from the book or as a reader looking back on the events during the...
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