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. Life in the Flats
Write about what you think your life would be like if you lived in the Flats.
2. Compare and contrast
Compare and contrast how those in black communities were treated in the 1960s when the study was done, and how they are treated today. Prepare a written or oral report.
3. Casting activity
Imagine that you are casting characters for a movie version of the book. Make a list of actors and actresses you would use and indicate which characters they would play...
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