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. Interview with Immaculee
Interviews with Immaculee Ilibagiza are easily found, and range in length from five minutes to an hour and a half. Watch one of the shorter clips available.
2. Rwandan Map
Examine a map of modern-day Rwanda. Locate all of the places which Immaculee discusses in her book, Left to Tell.
3. Propaganda Campaign
Divide the students up into groups. Have each group create a mock propaganda campaign, like those used by the Hutu in 1980-1994, and explain why they should receive preferential treatment over...
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