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. Create Your Own Story
Choose one of the relationships or instances within the book and create a separate movie or book synopsis on that piece of the book. Who are the characters? What situation are they in? Be as creative as you want.
2. Looking Back
Go online, or visit the library, and find out as much as you can about New Mexico and the Navajo Indians in the early 1970s. What was the political environment? What was the culture and people like? How have things...
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