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. Wind Chimes
Angel took a great deal of comfort from her home-made wind chimes. When she was little and still lived with her mother, she would set out tin cans to catch the rain and listen to the drops plinking into them, making music. As an adult, Michael made her another wind chime by hanging metal scraps, utensils, nails, and a worn horseshoe. Make your own wind chimes out of found materials.
2. Clothing in 1850s
At one point in the story, Michael buys Angel material...
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