Another Narrator Takes Over
In the beginning of the novel, the narrator is unnamed. If the narrator hadn't turned out to be Grant, how do you think the account of the the bar incident would have been told? Have students rewrite the story from another character's viewpoint.
The Rainbow Club
Have students create a picture or find a picture they feel represents what the Rainbow Club looks like in 'real life.'
A Lesson Plan for Grant
With the diverse arrangement of students, Grant has to teach numerous levels in one day. Have students create one day's worth of lesson plans for this wide collection of students and reading levels.
A Poem about the Superintendent's Visit
Have students write a one page poem from the perspective of a student in Grant's classroom about the visit of the superintendent.
The Symbols of the Time
Have students research to find...
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