Create a map showing Eilis's travels from her hometown of Enniscorthy to New York City.
In the 1950s, emigrants had to take a boat to get to the United States. Research how someone might travel from Enniscorthy in the twenty-first century and create a travel itinerary.
Create a menu for a typical evening meal that Eilis's mother might have served.
Create a diorama of Eilis's room and bathroom on board ship.
Compare the weather in Ireland where Eilis grew up to the weather in New York City.
Letter to Eilis
Write a letter that Tony might have written to Eilis while she was in Ireland.
Eilis Returns to Brooklyn
Discuss with a group why Eilis decides to return to Brooklyn. Do you think she made the right decision?
Create a collage of portraits of each of the main characters.
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