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. 1930s South
Research an aspect of the south in the 1930s and present your findings to the class in a five-minute presentation.
2. Southern Plantations
Research what is grown on a plantation, and create your own southern garden, either on school property or in a container garden.
3. African American Education in the 1930s
Research the education of African Americans in the 1930s. Compare and contrast it in a short essay to their education today.
4. Live Production
Watch a live or recorded production of this play. Write...
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