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. Revisiting the 1700s/1800s
Based on the book's setting, choose three things that you found interesting about the 1700s/1800s. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
2. Interview with a Founder
Write out an interview with John Adams, Abigail Adams, or Thomas Jefferson, including both the questions and their responses. The interview can take place at any time and you can use the information in the letters...
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