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. Wheel of Fortune
Play a game of Wheel of Fortune using quotes from the text.
2. Poetry Writing
Write a poem that depicts your opinion of Buford's book.
3. Scene Rewrite
Choose your favorite scene and rewrite it in a different tone, and then write a short paragraph explaining your choices.
Play a game of Jeopardy using text from the book.
5. Lights, Camera, Action
Split into groups of 2-4 people and act out your favorite scene from the book in front of the class.
6. Music Connection...
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