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. Jazz Music
Listen to examples of jazz, and then read one of Langston's poems. Compare the music and the poetry in a short essay.
2. Jazz Dance
Jazz dance is a dance form originally created to jazz music. Bring in an instructor to give an introductory lesson in this dance style.
Listen to examples of blues music. Write your own blues song.
4. World War I
Research an aspect of this war and present it to the class in a five-minute presentation.
5. World War II
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