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.
Draw a map of The Dominican Republic with a diagram on it of what you think Anita's "compound" looks like.
2. Travel Agent
Be a "travel agent" and talk a family into taking a vacation in The Dominican Republic.
3. Hero/Heroine Song
Write a short song that honors the people who died bringing freedom to The Dominican Republic.
4. Journal Entry
Write five entries you think could be included in Anita's journal.
5. Letter Writing
Write a letter from Anita to Oscar telling him about her life...
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