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. Chinese Clothing
Have the class wear traditional Chinese clothing to school one day.
2. Chinese Food
Have Chinese food for lunch one day.
3. Chinese Speaker
Bring a Chinese person to class to talk about the country.
4. Drawings of Characters
Draw or find magazine pictures that you think represent your idea of the following characters: Joy, Pearl, May, Z.G. Tao, Kumei, Auntie Hu, Yong, Sung-Ling, Samantha, Sam, Dun, Ta-Ming, and Ping-Li.
5. Book Review
Write a book review of "Dreams of Joy" for the New York Times...
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