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. Cooking in Nat Turner's day
See if you can locate some recipes from the early to mid-1800s. Does it sound like something you'd like to eat? Ask your parents to help you make something that sounds interesting. Is this something a free white person would have cooked, or is it something a slave might have eaten? What are some of the different foods mentioned in the book? Were you able to find recipes for any of them?
Draw pictures of how you think...
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