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. A New Point of View
Select a key scene from My Antonia and rewrite it from the point of view of one of the other characters involved in it. Be sure to think about how the story would change if it this new narrator was telling the story.
2. Character Collage
Pick a character from My Antonia and create a collage representing his/her personality. Use magazines and artwork to create your collage. Be sure to select pictures and text that clearly demonstrate the character's traits...
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