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. Carriacou Culture
Research the Carriacou culture, namely the women in this culture, and write a paragraph summarizing your findings.
2. Act Out a Scene
Split into groups of 2-4 people and act out your favorite scene from the book in front of the class.
3. Suicide Statistics
Research the suicide rate among African American lesbians over the last 50 years and note how this could have influenced the writing about the character Gennie in the book.
4. Bring in a Song
Bring in a song that reminds you of...
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