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. Newspaper Reel or Clip
Bring in a newspaper reel or clip that reminds you of a character from the 42nd Parallel. Be ready to present your article and explain your reasoning to the class.
Draw a scene in the 42nd Parallel and explain what it means to you.
Create a monologue for any character in the 42nd Parallel and imagine what the character sees, says, and feels.
Imagine if you were going to describe one chapter of the 42nd Parallel only through...
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