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. Spiritual Song
In this play, music plays a large part in the story, and many characters write songs to express their feelings. Write a song in the voice of one of the characters expressing what that character desires in life. Put the song to music and perform it for your class.
2. Film Version
Watch one of the many film versions of "The Piano Lesson" and write a short essay comparing/contrasting the two versions.
Choose one of the scenes in the novel to act...
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