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. Wheel of Fortune
Play a game of Wheel of Fortune using quotes and themes from Going to Meet the Man.
Research James Baldwin as a writer and expatriate of America and write a short summary on your findings. What story is most similar to Baldwin's personal life?
Let each student decorate a bingo board in a theme from the text. Then play a game using quotes and themes from the text.
4. Author Flip
Have each student pick their favorite scene from the novel...
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