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. Map It
Use a black line map to locate the places mentioned in the book. Put the different maps on display and discuss the significance of different locations.
2. Dear Ms Abu-Lughod
Write Lila Abu-Lughod and tell her what you did or did not like about the book. Give specific examples or quote parts of the text to help support your position. Compile all of the letters and send them to the author.
Create a diorama of the Awlad 'Ali community where Lila lived during...
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