Create a brochure for The University of Life; include the same topics as an actual college brochure would: campus, classes, faculty, extra-curriculars, athletics, etc.
Working as a class, small groups, or individually, create a "dream cast" for a movie version of this book.
Create a soundtrack for a film version of "Empire of the Sun." Would you use songs from the 30s and 40s? Or would you use contemporary choices? Or a mix? And at what point would you use which songs? (This is perhaps an activity that could be done in small groups)
Using magazines, create a collage of images that remind you of the novel.
Literary Term Bingo
Create bingo cards of the literary terms studied while reading "Empire of the Sun." Call out their definitions and have students match them to the terms on their cards.
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