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. Movie Comparison
The movie "Gettysburg" is based on The Killer Angels. Show the movie in class and have students compare and contrast it with the novel.
2. Political Cartoon
There are moments of great success and moments of devastating failure, as well as some moments of humor in The Killer Angels. Have students create a political cartoon depicting a scene or moment from the novel.
3. Character Charades
Write the names of the characters from the novel on slips of paper and place them in a hat...
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