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. Wheel of Fortune
Play a game of Wheel of Fortune using quotes from the text.
2. Other Genres
Research the author's different genres used in her work and write 1-2 paragraphs summarizing your findings.
3. Audio Recording
Bring in an audio recording of the book and listen to a few chapters in class.
4. Gens de Couleur Libres
Research the "gens de couleur libres" that lived in New Orleans and write a short paragraph summarizing your findings.
5. Dress as a Character
Have each student come to class dressed...
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