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. Black Tuesday
Research the stock market crash of 1929. Present your findings to the class. Make sure to include the cause of the crash, details of the crash, and how it affected the nation and the world.
2. The Great Depression
1929 was the beginning of this period in United States history. Research its effect on everyday citizens and write a monologue for someone who is suffering from it. The monologue should be five minutes in length and express what has happened to the person and their feelings...
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