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. The Wal-Mart Experience
Take a field trip to the nearest Wal-Mart. Write a short essay on your experience. How are Sam's beliefs and ideals reflected in his store?
2. The Great Depression
Research and aspect of this difficult time in American history. How were people permanently affected by the Depression? How does it still impact us today? Write a one-page paper in response.
3. Employee of the Month
Watch this spoof on large discount stores. How does this store compare to Wal-Mart you visited? What truths exist...
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