The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Fun Activities

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 158 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Tobias Wolff

Research Tobias Wolff and read some of his stories. What school of writing is Wolff part of? Report to the class.

2. Raymond Carver

Who was Raymond Carver and why did Wolff dedicate the book to him? Write a short explanation of the dedication that could have been put in the front of the book.

3. Thunderbird

Find photos and information about the first Thunderbirds made in America. Then find out when "All the Way in Flagstaff, Arizona" was written and what year Thunderbird Karen...

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