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. The Amen Corner Church
"The Amen Corner" has an interesting setting with the home adjoining the church. Make a model of the set using whatever materials you prefer.
2. Harlem in the 1950s
Harlem has a long history beginning as a Dutch settlement. In the 1920s, Harlem lent its name to an artistic explosion known as the Harlem Renaissance. "The Amen Corner" is set in the 1950s. Research what Harlem was like in the 1950s.
3. Shout Music
"The Amen Corner" refers to a type of gospel...
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