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. Contact the Author
Students can find Rick Bragg on the internet and send him email. One can even find him on Facebook. Write what you would say to Rick Bragg if you were to send him email.
2. Write a Letter to Charles Bragg
Write a letter to Charles Bragg telling him how the reader feels about the way he handled himself and the damage he did to his family.
3. Haiti and its Troublesome History
Research Haiti through the times that are discussed in the book...
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