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. Opinion Essay - Slavery
Have the students write a short essay (3-4 paragraphs) about what their thoughts are on the subject of slavery. We, as Americans, have our own history of slavery. It is different in ways than the Russian system, but nonetheless based on an individual's right to own another person. What do we today think when we encounter the concept of slavery? How do the students feel that the abolition of slavery would affect society?
2. Creative Writing - Social Upheaval
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