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. Watch the Movie
In 1994, OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL was made into a television movie starring Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson and Anne Bancroft. Obtain a DVD of the film and then compare and contrast it to the book.
2. Visit a Local Museum
Visit a local museum to see how your town and the surrounding area participated in the Civil War. If you're fortunate enough to live in a metropolitan area, you will have more options of exhibits and opportunities, but even small...
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