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. Bake a Cake from an Appalachian Recipe
Use one of the recipes in the General Store chapter of Foxfire 9 to bake a tea cake, lemon cake, or other cheap cake. Bring your cake to share with the rest of the class.
2. Be a Photographer
The Foxfire books contain 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 that friend and his or her crafts and art...
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