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. Wheel of Fortune
Play a game of Wheel of Fortune using quotes from the text.
2. Research the Author
Research the author Nathan Irvin Huggins and write a short summary of your findings.
3. Dress Up
Have each student come to class dressed as their favorite person from "Voices from the Harlem Renaissance" and explain why that person is his or her favorite.
Divide the class into groups. Have them create a word search using terms from the text.
5. Show and Tell
Have each student bring...
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