Coming of Age in Mississippi Fun Activities

Anne Moody
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 the book.

7. A Demonstration

With your classmates think of...

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