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.
Create your own version of the front page of the Boston Observer.
2. Short story
Write a short story from the point of view of one of the small children in a colonist's house.
Out of newspaper, create a tricorn hat.
Draw a picture of the Minute Men as they marched to Lexington.
Act out a short play of an interaction between a British private and a Minute Man.
Make instruments that might have been used by the colonists and have...
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