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. Wall Collage of Ellison
Print up photos from the internet or dictionaries of Ellison. Have the class make a wall collage.
2. Music for each chapter
Most essays have some mention of music. Prior to each study session, have the students look through the coming chapter and find artists, songs and so on that are mentioned. Assign songs/artists to different students and challenge them to find the music (CD/records etc.). Have them bring in examples and play them in the background as the class...
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