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.
Using magazine clippings and found objects, make a collage that represents the imagery presented by Hurston in Their Eyes Were Watching God.
2. Scavenger Hunt
Give students clues as to where different symbolic objects from the novel are hidden throughout the school campus (trees, photos of a mule, a satin dress, etc.). Over the course of teaching the novel, reward students who find the most symbols. Use coupons or helpers at different sites to verify that students are finding them.
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