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. Mississippi Travelogue
Create a travelogue about Mississippi, the location of the Pollitt plantation. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
2. Pollit Plantation Diorama
Create a diorama of the Pollit plantation as you imagine it would have looked.
3. Big Daddy's Plantation Timeline
Create a visual representation of Big Daddy's life spent on the plantation from his start as a ten-year-old field hand probably in 1900 up until the current time of...
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