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. Be a Photographer
"Foxfire 8" books are filled with photographs of the interviewees and of the Appalachian handicrafts and artwork they describe. Find a relative or friend who does handicrafts of some kind and take photos of the person with their crafts and art. Share your photos with the rest of the class.
2. Conduct an Interview
Conduct an oral interview with one of your grandparents about your family and cultural heritage, similar to the interviews the Foxfire staff conducts with Appalachians about their cultural heritage. Share...
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