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.
Using the Internet, find maps of the Mississippi. Find one current one and another for 1850 or thereabouts. How has the river changed? Using information from the novel, plot the journey of Huck's raft.
Research slavery in the United States. How did the practice evolve? Which countries were involved in buying and selling human beings? How did the abolitionist movement arise? Who was prominent in it? (Don't take your research into the Civil War period.) Create a poster collage that illustrates your findings.
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