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. Reading Whitman Aloud
Poems are meant to be read aloud, so have each student choose a poem to read aloud to others.
2. Writing in the Style of Whitman
Have students create a new poem in the style of Whitman or how they think Whitman might write.
3. Design a New Cover for the Book
Have students come up with a new cover design for LEAVES OF GRASS, one which would inspire a reader to purchase it.
4. Create a Book Tour for Whitman
Have students come up...
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