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. Discovering Native American Culture in the Local area.
Native American tribes inhabited virtually every corner of the country. Have your students research local Indian history and culture.
2. The Trail of Tears
There is a wealth of information about the removal of the Cherokees from the Eastern United States and why there is a remnant left in Western North Carolina. It is a gripping story. Have a group of students research this event in American history, and find a creative way to retell the story to...
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