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. Home Remedies
Annie's mother is a believer in Obeah, the island's rituals that ward off evil spirits. Annie and her mother bathe in special oils and tree barks to help ward off evil. Does your family have any special home remedies? Tell about their history in your family and demonstrate if possible. These might be as simple as gargling with salt water for a sore throat.
2. Calypso music and dancing
The island music of Annie's time was Calypso music although the music and dancing was...
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