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. Diorama of Buxton
Create a diorama of Buxton or a scene in Buxton taken from the novel.
Create a collage of pictures that represent a theme of the novel.
Write a song like the traditional slave songs that someone might have sung while traveling to or upon arriving in Buxton.
Write a poem that describes freedom.
5. Fugitive Slave Laws
Research the fugitive slave laws and discuss in a paper what might have happened to a fugitive slave caught in or on the...
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