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.
Make a list of African vocabulary presented in the book, and a list of each word's definition.
2. Author Investigation
Research the life of Djeli Mamoudou Kouyate and write a short report of his biography.
3. Musical Instruments
Research one of the many musical instruments presented in "Sundiata" and attempt to make a representation of the instrument from items you've found around your home. Bring the instrument into class for and African concert.
Many artists have written beautiful poetry about the landscape of Africa. Choose...
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