Fact or Fiction
There is some controversy about whether "21: Bringing Down the House" is a work of non-fiction. Research the controversy and then discuss with a partner how much of the book seems to be based on fact.
Beat the Dealer
Read the book "Beat the Dealer" by Edward Thorp about a winning strategy for the game of 21.
Dear Mr. Mezrich
Write or email Ben Mezrich and tell him what you did or did not like about the book.
Reenact a Scene
With a group, reenact a scene from the book.
Compare and Contrast Individuals
Compare and contrast two individuals from the book using a Venn diagram.
Write questions that you would use if you could interview Kevin Lewis.
Write a diary entry that one of the members of the blackjack team might have written.
Bringing Down the House: The Movie
Watch the movie...
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