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. Who Are They Really?
Have some fun and see if you can determine who the real people are that Capote has hidden behind fictitious names.
2. Truman Capote's Obituary
Read Truman Capote's obituary at http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/12/28/home/capote-obit.html in order to understand more about this intriguing author.
3. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script for an abridged version of the novel.
4. ANSWERED PRAYERS Soundtrack
Research the music of the 1960s - 1970s and create a CD that could be a background...
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