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. Going to the Chapel
Have the students research traditional Indian marriage ceremonies and celebrations. Then, based on their research, plan and hold a marriage celebration.
2. Wipe Out Hunger
Hunger and starvation was a major issue and struggle for Rukmani and her family. Have the class organize a school-wide food drive. Then, once the food drive has been completed, deliver the food to a local food shelter.
3. Rice Fest
Have each student identify his or her favorite rice dish. Then, have "Rice Fest." At Rice Fest...
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