The Best and the Brightest Fun Activities

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Fun Activities

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. Vietnam war films

Screen Full Metal Jacket or Apocalypse Now for the class (note: there are inappropriate parts and language in these films that may need to be skipped).

2. Favorite Prez

Which President's policies, beliefs, and actions did you most agree with in this book, and why?

3. Vietnam, the musical

Compose songs and choreograph dance numbers for the musical version of "The Best and the Brightest."

4. Assembling a cabinet

Who would you ask to serve with you, if you were in charge of running the...

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