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. Create an Ad
Create an advertising poster for the Union Gospel Mission that might attract people like Denver, who prefer to keep to themselves. Mention activities and services that people similar to Denver would like.
2. Write a Poem
Write a poem about life on the plantation using any style of poetry you prefer. You can write it from the perspective of Ron, who learned about sharecropping from Denver. You can write it from the perspective of Denver, who worked the land for nearly 30 years. You...
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