The Keepers of the House Fun Activities

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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. Whippoorwill

A whippoorwill is a bird. It gets its name from the call it makes. Locate and listen to a whippoorwill sound.

2. Family Tree

"The Keepers of the House" is a multi-generational story where family history is important. Construct a family tree of the Howlands, showing all the relationships.

3. Freedom Through War

This book talks about how slaves earned freedom by fighting in wars. Learn more about this. Where did the former slaves tend to live after military service?

4. Reconstruction

Many of the Southern characters...

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