Give students the opportunity to research the foods discussed in the novel and recreate a Mexican-American dish to bring to the class. Students may coordinate their efforts to develop a “Mexican Pot-luck” where each student brings a dish to sample.
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the novel.
Give students the opportunity to develop a travel brochure for the city of Fresno, California. What neighborhoods would they highlight in bringing visitors to the area? Why?
Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the novel. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the narrator’s description to some extent. What kind of attire...
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