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. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Select you favorite character or characters and draw a picture of that person. You could also draw pictures of the Indian camp and the surrounding countryside as described by May. You might consider what some of Helen's pictures looked like.
2. Create a Costume
Design an Indian outfit that might have been worn by May or one of the other women. You might also consider how Indian clothing has influenced contemporary American clothing. For example, we still wear moccasins...
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