Watch the Movie
In 1999, A MAP OF THE WORLD was made into a feature film starring Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore. Obtain a DVD of the film to watch and then compare and contrast it to the book.
Lessons in Tolerance
Invite speakers from groups that teach tolerance such as the NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union to class to speak about the principles of tolerance today and tomorrow.
A MAP OF THE WORLD Soundtrack
Research the music of the 1990's, especially for rural Wisconsin, and create a CD to share with the class.
Dinner with Jane Hamilton
Imagine that you could have dinner with Jane Hamilton and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or...
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