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. Write a Letter to James Baldwin
Write a letter to James Baldwin updating him on the progress that America has made in terms of racial equality.
2. Movie Fun Critique
Watch the African American version of the movie Carmen Jones. Write your own critique of the movie. In your critique respond to James Baldwin's critique of the film.
3. Native Son Critique
Read Richard Wright's Native Son. Write your own critique of the book. In your critique, respond to James Baldwin's criticism of the book.
4. Uncle Tom's...
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