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. Dress Me Up
Ask the students to dress in a costume reflective of one of the nationalities mentioned in the story. Have a "United Nations" parade in class and give a small token to the best dressed student.
Ask the students to sketch a scene from the riots mentioned in the story. Ask the students to explain why they specifically sketched that scene.
3. Song Writing
Riots, tallies, and mobs usually inspire songs targeted on political and social issues. Ask the students to come up...
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