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.
Give students a quote from one of the characters in the novel. Have students try to figure out who said it, and at what point in the novel.
Have students try to find examples of music from the time period during which the novel is set. If time permits, try to play some of these samples in class.
3. Researching Poverty
Have students try to find articles, stories, poems, etc. that have to do with the subject of poverty in America. Each student should...
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