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. The Birth of America
Based on the time of Paine's works, choose three things that you found interesting about the late 1700s/early1800s. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
2. Interview with a Writer
Write out an interview with Thomas Paine, including both the questions and his responses. The interview can take place at any time during his life and you can use the information in...
This section contains 866 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)