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. Jayber Crow Soundtrack
Research the music of Kentucky from the 1920s to the 1960s and create a CD to share with the class.
2. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on the novel.
3. Dinner with Wendell Berry
Imagine that you could have dinner with Wendell Berry and some of the characters from the novel. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
4. Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song about...
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