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. Vietnamese Culture
Students need to understand other cultures. Many of them may not know much about the Vietnam War or the country of Vietnam. Spend time in the library researching the Vietnamese culture. What are the people like? What are the major cities? Historical events? Historical figures? What is the food like? What is everyday life like in Vietnam? How did the war affect the country? The people?
2. War Correspondent for a Day
Assign students the role of posing as a war correspondent for the...
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