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. Family Tree
Draw the family tree of the Just Men, starting with Rabbi Yom Tov and ending with Ernie Levy.
2. Class survey
Compose a question that you would like to have answered, such as, "Were you emotionally affected by this story?' or "Did reading this story change your opinions or understanding in any way?" Ask the question of as many classmates as you can and write a paragraph explaining what you found out.
3. Internet Research
Select one of the internment camps mentioned in the...
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