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. 500 Words
Condense the story into 500 words.
2. Famous Person
Choose one of the famous people in the novel and write his/her biography.
3. Anne Moody
Write Moody's biography.
4. A Better Life
Write about how you think Mama's life would have been different if she were born after the Civil Rights movement.
5. Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article covering one of the events in the book.
6. Write a Speech.
Write a speech for one of the demonstrations in...
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