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. Visit an Underground Railroad Museum
Plan a field trip to an Underground Railroad Museum or take a virtual field trip via the internet.
2. Guest Speaker
Have a local historian come in and talk to the class about your town's pre-Civil War history. Have each student prepare questions to ask the presenter.
3. Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Prepare a list of objectives/questions for students to explore, and create a list of websites for the students to use to complete objectives. Then have the class complete the virtual...
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