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. 500 Words
Condense the novel into 500 words.
Interview someone who remember race relations in the 1930s.
Write an inspiring speech.
Write two reviews of the book. One review should be written by a Southern man or woman from the Thirties and the other review should be written by a Northern man from the Thirties or Forties.
5. Short Story
Write a short story about Big Boy's time in Chicago.
Research and write a list of rules that black people have to follow in...
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