Humboldt's Gift Fun Activities

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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. Rewrite a section

How might or might not have things been different for Humboldt had Adlai Stevenson won the election? Would he have wanted the chair at Princeton so badly? Would he have ended up with a place in the new administration?

2. Drawing

Based upon the descriptions given, draw a picture of Humboldt.

3. Charicatuer

Draw a caricature of Ronald Cantabile.

4. Obituary

Write Charlie Citrene's obituary as it would appear in the New York Times.

5. Write a Scene

Write a scene of only dialogue. The scene...

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