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. Antiques and Hand Me Downs
In the book, we learn about Lame Deer's grandfather, the original Lame Deer, having a gun that is housed in the Museum of the American Indian, in New York City. Have the students go through family heirlooms or antiques that have been passed down from generation to generation. Have the students bring an example of a family heirloom either by bringing the object itself or providing a photo of it. Have the students present their item of history to the...
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