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. Family Tree
Use Kingston's novel China Men to create a visual representation of Maxine Hong Kingston's family tree. Begin with her great grandfather that goes to Hawa'i. Pair wives with each China Man when the information is included in Kingston's narrative. Use a diagram to show each generation and their relationships with previous generations as well as future generations. The family tree should end with Maxine's own family.
2. Mapping the Chinese Immigration Movement
Use a large map of the world or...
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