Cast a Movie
Imagine you're a movie director casting a movie version of "A Year by the Sea." Which actors and actresses would you choose for each role and why? Be prepared to share your answers and the reasons you chose each actor with the rest of the class.
Craft a Puzzle
Using names of people and/or terms from Joan Anderson's book, "A Year by the Sea," create a word search or crossword puzzle. Share your puzzle with the rest of the class.
Conduct an Interview
Pretend you are conducting an interview with one of Joan's friends or relatives about the changes that friend or relative observes in Joan during the year she spends at Cape Cod. Summarize the interview in writing and read your interview aloud to the rest of the class.
Create a Collage
Choose any person or event from the book and create a...
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