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. AUTHENTIC RUNAWAY SLAVE NOTICES
Research the internet for advertisements or posters offering rewards for runaway slaves. Make photocopies of several of these and bring them to class for discussion.
2. THE ART OF JACOB LAWRENCE
Research the internet or school library for the art of Jacob Lawrence. Some of these paintings will remind you of events in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Choose one of his paintings, photocopy and mount it. Choose a quotation from Uncle Tom's Cabin that connects to the painting.
3. ADVERTISE UNCLE TOM'S CABIN IN...
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