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. Travel Brochure
Prepare a travel brochure using pictures found or drawn from Harlem to share with the class and encouraging people to visit there.
2. Character Description
Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from the book. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.
Create a timeline including illustrations of the events from this story. Include a map showing the locations of where the story took place.
Read another historical fictional book that takes place in Harlem in...
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