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. Letter to the Freedom Writers
Write a letter to Erin Gruwell and/or the Freedom Writers telling them what you think of the book "The Freedom Writers Diary".
2. Freedom Writers, the Movie
Watch the movie, "The Freedom Writers".
3. Museum of Tolerance
Make an online visit to the Museum of Tolerance.
4. Dear Diary
Begin a diary about your school and home experiences.
5. Erin Gruwell Biography
Write a biographical sketch of Erin Gruwell. Include what she is doing now.
6. Miep Gies
Research Miep Gies' life and write...
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