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. Travel Agent
Research important travel facts about one of the locations of Tolson's poems. Include information such as climate, history, famous places to visit, currency, hotels etc. Present the information to the class in the form of a website, brochure, or video.
2. Extra Reading
Read the work of one other important artist during the Harlem Renaissance in order to understand the different types of work that emerged from the movement. Write a report comparing the new work with Tolson's poetry.
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