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. Puppet Show
Create puppets using the materials of your choice to represent your favorite characters from this collection. Then put on a short show for the class, re-enacting your favorite scenes.
Imagine that a reporter has come down South to interview one of the characters from this collection for the newspaper. Create a list of 10 questions that the reporter might ask them, and imagine the character's answers.
Many artists have written beautiful poetry about the South during the Civil War. Choose one scene...
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