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. The Great Trek
Do some research on The Great Trek and create a multimedia presentation to share with the class.
Do some research on Apartheid in South Africa and create a multimedia presentation to share with the class.
3. WAITING FOR THE RAIN Soundtrack
Research the music of the late-20th century apartheid period in South Africa and create a CD to share with the class.
4. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on an abridged version of the book.
5. Dinner with Sheila...
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