Watching the Movie: The Executioner's Song
Have students watch the movie after reading the book and talk about their reactions to the film.
Capital Punishment in Utah
Have students research to find out what the capital punishment rules in Utah are right now. Is it still allowed?
The Last Supper
Have students come up with a list of the things they might want to have during their last meal on Earth.
Are There Resources for Ex-Cons?
Have students research to see what ex-cons can use for resources when they are released from prison.
What is the Executioner's Song?
Have students write a short poem/song that might fit in with the title of the book.
Listening to Johnny Cash
Have students listen to one of the many songs Johnny Cash wrote about prison life and then describe their reactions to it.
A List of Allowed Visitors
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