Fun Classroom Activities
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. Puritan Dress
Wear your idea of Puritan dress to school one day.
2. Puritan Food
Have a lunch day when students bring what they consider to be Puritan food.
3. Native American Artifact
Bring a picture or an actual Native American artifact and explain it to the class.
4. Character Portrait
Draw a portrait of Bethia, Caleb, Pastor Mayfield, Goody Mayfield, Grandfather Mayfield, Makepeace, Iacoomis, Tequamuck, Noah Merry, Samuel Corlett, Master Corlett, Anne, and Chauncy.
5. Television Reporter
As a television reporter,...
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