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. Interviews on a Theme
As a class, discuss a historical event that most students' parents would remember and develop a series of questions that one might ask these parents to get an impression of what this event was like at the time it happened. Have every student ask his or her parents these questions and record the answers. As a class, form a short oral history of this event.
2. Two Administrations
As a class, make a list of the top 9 people in Franklin Roosevelt's first...
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