Give students the opportunity to prepare a presentation for the class illustrating the elements that go into the making of a dam. Students may choose to make a model dam or develop a video presentation from documentaries.
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article involving some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Visit a Dam or Reservoir
Give students the opportunity to take a brief field trip to a local dam facility. Students should discuss how the workings of the dam apply to the book.
Draw a Person from the Book
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text.
Students should research the author’s assertions from the book and research to find...
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