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. Make a Mini Quilt
Ms. Johnson in "Everyday Use" has family heirloom quilts stitched by her maternal ancestors. Make a mini quilt to represent your idea of the quilts the Johnson family has. Be prepared to show your quilt to the rest of the class.
2. Cook a Soul Food Meal
When Dee visits her family in "Everyday Use," the family enjoys a traditional African American meal consisting of sweet potatoes, collard greens, corn bread and chitlings. Cook a traditional African American meal like the one...
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