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. You've Got Mail
Divide the glass into small groups. Using seven envelopes for each group, label the outside of each envelope with one of the following: Vouchers, Affirmative action, Right to work laws, Monopoly, Occupational Licensure, Income Tax, Social Welfare. Form circles and give each student one envelope and index cards. Each student should write his/her opinion of the issue Friedman discusses, place it into the envelope, and then pass at a designated time. After they have made it all the way...
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