Fun with Names
The author has fun with the names of some of his characters such as Sugar Boy, Sen Sen Puckett and Tiny Duffy. Have fun in class by assigning new names to the students based on their physical traits or personality.
Who is Huey?
This novel is based on the real life governor of Louisiana, Huey Long, who served from 1928 to 1932. Create a multimedia presentation about Huey Long including his colorful personality and questionable management style.
Create a multimedia presentation about Louisiana politics in the days of Huey Long's administration.
Create an electronic brochure touting
Dress the Part
Do some research on the clothing styles of the 1920s and 1930s in the American South and come to class dressed as one of the characters.
Cajun, Creole and All That Jazz
Louisiana is famous for its Cajun and Creole cooking and its love...
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