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. Make a Costume
Have students create a costume of traditional clothing from a particular slave era. To spice up this activity, hold a pageant with a prize for the best costume. (Notify your school newspaper or your local newspaper of the contest.)
2. Rhyme It
Create a poem about some particular point in time. Kunta's trip across the ocean or the loss of their daughter are possible options.
3. Make a Sales Brochure
Create a sales brochure for one of the plantations on which Kunta lived. Highlight...
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