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.
Research Vaudeville and work with a partner or small group to create your own Vaudeville act to perform for the class.
2. Train Travel
Take a field trip to a train museum or watch an educational video to learn about the history of trains in the United States.
Watch several early Hollywood films, and compare them in a short essay to movies you have seen recently.
4. Silent Films
Watch a silent film, and write an opinion paper about it, including a description of the...
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