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. Indian tribe presentation
Divide the class into groups and have them choose a particular Indian tribe to research. Hold a history fair where the groups can present their tribe by telling people about their tribe, the items and tools they used, the customs they had, and any other things they find interesting about the tribe they researched. Have the students hold a discussion after the fair explaining what they learned and how important it is to learn about our nation's history.
2. Fort Models
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