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. Fifties Fashion Show
Locate vintage 1950s clothing and hold a 50's fashion show.
2. Catalog the Cars
Look for pictures of 1950s Chryslers, Volkswagens, and Plymouths and bring them to class to display on the bulletin board.
3. School Songs
Have a contest to see who can sing a few bars of university songs. The winner, of course, will be the one who sings the largest number of songs.
4. Cast the Play
From the characters in GOOD-BYE COLUMBUS, select students and faculty members in your school to...
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