Great Santini Research
Bull Meecham refers to himself as the Great Santini throughout the novel. Research the name, Great Santini and write an essay explaining who the Great Santini was and why Bull might refer to himself by this name.
Build a Fighter Plane
Research the make and model of the fighter plane Bull flies in the novel. Buy or create a model of the plane and present it in class.
Fighter Pilot Poem
Bull is a fighter pilot. Explore what it means to be a fighter pilot. Write a short story or poem from the point of view of a fighter pilot.
Create a Board Game
Bull and his son play a basketball game against each other and Bull loses badly. Create a board game making these two characters pieces and place them in conflict against each other with the winner being the character who wins the...
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