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. Subverting Daley--role playing game
1.Group Activity--Role playing: The class is participating in a Role Playing game to reelect Daley (the teacher) as mayor.
Separate the class into different groups:
Daley supporters that need additional trash pick-up.
Democrat councilmen who support Daley.
Cook County Ward Committee members who owe everything to Daley and will count votes for the upcoming election for Daley.
Daley critic that needs potholes in street repaired [only one or two students].
Independent and Republican city council members who are trying to defeat...
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