Fun Classroom Activities
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. Understanding the Sioux
Make a family tree that shows the tribal divisions among the Sioux people. Can you identify where famous people such as Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse belong?
2. Ghost Dancing
Chapter Two starts with a Ghost Dance song. Ghost Dancing is mentioned several times within the book. Research the history of the Ghost Dance and what it symbolized for the people who practiced it historically. Does Ghost Dancing still occur? If so, how has it changed?
3. Mary Brave...
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