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.
Pretend you are one of the main characters in this story, and write a journal entry about one of the major events.
2. Love Letter
Write a letter from Dorcas to Joe, explaining why she is breaking up with him, or write a letter from Joe to Violet, explaining his affair with Dorcas.
3. Research Project
Briefly research what Harlem is like in the 1920s, and summarize your findings in 10-15 bullet points.
Break up into groups of three to four students. Based on Morrison's...
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