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. Explore Harlem Highlights
Research famous people that have come from Harlem. Discuss how their living environment helped them become famous.
2. Tutor Time
Sign up for a session tutoring another student. Sign up for another session where you are tutored. After everyone has been tutored and tried tutoring, discuss the experiences. What was challenging about each role? What did you appreciate about each role?
3. Wedgie Wisdom
Most people think of "wedgies" as a mean childhood prank. Ice, Greg, and Mtisha stop for a different type of...
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