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.
Have each student pick their favorite scene from the novel to rewrite in a different tone or purpose.
Show and Tell
Have each student bring in something from home that reminds them of Going to Meet the Man. Then let them explain their choice with the class.
Play a game of Jeopardy using quotes, themes, places and characters from Going to Meet the Man. You can even include information about the author...
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