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. Extra Reading
Read "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man" by James Weldon Johnson. See if the readers notice similar themes or writing styles. Ask the students to present a report on the book to the class.
Write a list of interview questions for Johnson. Have one person play the journalist and the other Johnson. Have the students present their interview to the class.
3. Other interpretations
Find video interpretations of the author's work and present them to the class. The video clips may be found...
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