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. Fun with Names
The author has fun with the names of some of his characters such as Sugar Boy, Sen Sen Puckett and Tiny Duffy. Have fun in class by assigning new names to the students based on their physical traits or personality.
2. Who is Huey?
This novel is based on the real life governor of Louisiana, Huey Long, who served from 1928 to 1932. Create a multimedia presentation about Huey Long including his colorful personality and questionable management style.
3. Huey's Louisiana
Create a multimedia presentation about...
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