Bearing the Cross Fun Activities

David Garrow
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 125 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Museum

Visit a museum or historical site with information on the Civil Rights Movement or African American history.

2. Video

Watch a video on a topic related to King or some aspect of the Civil Rights Movement.

3. Speaker

Invite someone who participated in the movement to speak about their experiences.

4. Figure Match

Assign students a historical figure from the book, but do not tell the student who they are. Have students question each other until they can figure out who they have been assigned.

5. Artwork


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