Have everyone wear on their head what they would wear if they were in Bluish's situation.
Bring a wheelchair to class and have students spend 30 minutes in the chair trying to do normal activities.
Drawings of Characters
Draw or find magazine pictures that represent your idea of the following characters: Bluish, Dreenie, Tuli, Willie, Dreenie's mother, Mrs. Baker, Max and Bluish's mother.
Write a book review of "Bluish" for the New York Times book section.
Draw and create a computer-generated graphic of a cover design for "Bluish". Explain why you created that design.
Write a one-page synopsis of "Bluish" for the cover jacket. The objective is to convince people to purchase the book.
Play a Character
Have each student select a character from slips of paper in a bag and act as that character. Suggested characters: Bluish, Dreenie...
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