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. Dandy Dresser
Using old clothes, dress up as you would envision Nikola Tesla in his thirties.
2. Peer into the Palm Room
Divide the class into groups of two or three. Each group performs Internet searches to find images they believe resemble the original Palm Room as Nikola Tesla would have known it.
3. Sculpt a Tesla Invention
Choose one of Nikola Tesla's inventions and model it in clay or paper mache.
Divide the class into two teams. Ask each team to select events from the...
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