Give students the opportunity to conduct independent research and complete a brief paper discussing the impact of addiction on the children, parents, and siblings of addicts. How does this information apply to the main characters of the novel?
Students may create a web page which details the persons of the text. Students may choose images of actors, real people, historical images, etc. Students should ensure the privacy of the web page to prevent copyright infringement over any images.
Write a Letter
Ask students to write a letter from one person to another in the text. What would they write about?
Draw the Setting
Have students draw one of the descriptions of the setting in the text, or create a model or collage of the setting described.
Give students an opportunity to read one of the author's many other works and write a...
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