Jumping the Nail Fun Activities

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Travel Brochure

Prepare a travel brochure on La Paloma to share with the class encouraging people to visit this town.

Character Description

Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from the book. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.


Create a time line, including illustrations, of the events from "Jumping the Nail". Include a map showing the locations of where the story took place.


Read another book by Eve Bunting. Write a comparison and contrast between the two of them.


Create three posters about "Jumping the Nail" using a variety of media (chalk, paint, markers, watercolors, etc.)

Write a Song

Write a song you think Dru might have sung in this book, and explain where and why she would have sung this song.


Write a poem you think Elisa might have written explaining her feelings.

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