The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Fun Activities

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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. Character Dress-Up

Choose your favorite character in this play. Dress up as him or her and give a presentation to the class as that character, giving the class some insight into your character.

2. 1960s Protests

Watch clips of protests in the 1960s. Compare and contrast these protests to Henry's protests in the play.

3. Your Freedom

Write a short essay explaining why personal freedom is important to you and how you exercise this right.

4. Comic Strip

Choose a scene from the play and create a comic...

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