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. Harlem Yesterday and Today
Create a multimedia presentation on the Harlem of today as well as Harlem during the 1930s. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events, music, popular culture, etc. that will help people understand the evolution of this important area of black culture.
2. Dinner with the Author
Imagine that you could have dinner with Pearl Cleage and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? About what would you talk...
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