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. Draw A Map
Booker T. Washington lives and works in several places throughout his life. Make a list of every place where he lived. Then find and label these towns and cities on a map of the United States.
2. Hard Work
As a child, Booker works in salt mines and coal mines. Research these jobs and write brief job descriptions, including what miners do, what conditions they work in, and what risks they face.
3. Innovative Schools
Booker attends Hampton Institute in Hampton, Virginia, and later...
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