Write a letter
Have students write a letter from Vernon to Ronald a month after his departure or a letter from Ronald's aunt to Vernon after the same time period.
Make a puzzle
Have students make a crossword puzzle or a word search puzzle using clues and words from the story. There are online programs that will create the puzzle at no charge. As an alternative, create a puzzle and have students solve it.
Recreate the street fair
Have students set up the classroom to resemble the street fair. Consider having other students visit the event as a way of mingling classes.
Have students make a poster of some scene from the story. Encourage the use of paints, chalk, pen and pencils or any other medium.
Make a diorama
Have students create a diorama of any scene from the book. As an incentive, bring in a...
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