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. AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK Soundtrack
There are many sources of Civil War music available in all media. Do some research and make a song list to create a soundtrack of music that would have been appropriate for Peyton, his family, the slaves and the soldiers living during this period. If there are any musically talented students in class, ask them to contribute their skills by playing some period pieces for the class.
2. Twilight Zone Episode
Watch the 1964 TWILIGHT ZONE television episode of AN OCCURRENCE...
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