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. Welcome to 18th Century America
Based on the time that Paine lived in, choose 3 things that you found interesting about America in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
2. Interview with a Founder
Write out an interview with either Thomas Paine or George Washington, including both the questions and their responses. Use the information in the book to help speculate their...
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