Give students the opportunity to watch the film A Simple Plan and write a brief (1-2 page) paper discussing the differences between the novel and film adaptation.
Draw the Setting
Give students the opportunity to draw the setting of A Simple Plan. How do they envision Ashenville, Ohio?
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the novel.
Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the novel. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the character, whether the character is fat or thin, bald, prim or sloppy. What colors do the characters wear?
Interview a Character
Give students the opportunity to...
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