Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors Fun Activities

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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. Heritage

Stephen Ambrose discusses Custer's Pennsylvania Dutch background and the traits associated with that heritage. Choose a heritage from your own background and research traits associated with that heritage. Does this describe you? Is there any danger in labeling people by where their ancestors originated? Explain your answer.

2. The Great Plains

Make a diorama of the Great Plains based on the descriptions given by Ambrose in Chapter 1.

3. The Two Warriors

Try to locate photos or paintings of Crazy Horse and Custer. Are both authentic or...

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