Cross Creek 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. Seeds

Hand out small packets of seeds for the students to plant at the beginning of the unit. Plant the seeds in small Styrofoam cups or egg cartons. Give students the responsibility of watering the seeds and monitoring their growth. At the end of the unit, have students write a short report about the experience of growing their own crop. How did it compare to Rawlings's experience?

2. Map

The memoir gives the reader many physical descriptions of Cross Creek, Florida and its surrounding areas. Using...

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