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. At Home on the Flats Road
Let the students create a diorama or drawing of the Jordans' farm on the Flats Road.
2. At Home in Jubilee
Let the students create a diorama or drawing of the house the Jordans rent in town during the school year.
3. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script for an abridged version of the novel.
4. The Music of Del's Life
Research the music of the 1940s and create a CD that could be a soundtrack to the lives of...
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