Fun Classroom Activities
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. Read Alexie's Poems
Have the class read some of Sherman Alexie's poems and discuss any similarities to the book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.
2. View Smoke Signals
Sherman Alexie writes the screenplay for the movie Smoke Signals, which is based on a chapter in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Have the class view the movie. How well do the students think the movie captures the quality of the narratives in The Lone Ranger...
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