Coal Mining Multimedia Presentation
Do some research on coal mining in Virginia in the 1950s, and then create a multimedia presentation to share with the class so they can appreciate the backdrop for the story.
Belle Prater's Boy Soundtrack
A big part of a person's story is the music that is popular during his/her lifetime. Do some research on music that was popular during Gypsy and Woodrow's childhoods in the South. If possible, create a CD of songs appropriate for the time period and share with the class as you discuss the book.
Ruth White's Laptop
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Ruth White's laptop. What do you think it would say? What questions would you ask?
Dinner with Gypsy and Woodrow
Imagine that you invited Gypsy and Woodrow to your house and they have accepted! Who else would you invite? What would you eat...
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