Light in August Fun Activities

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Christmas in August

Have fun with the main character's name and the month of the book's title by having a Christmas in August party in class. Remember to bring Christmas cookies, sing carols and exchange small gifts for this special day.

Mississippi Map

Enlarge a map of Mississippi and draw in the locations such as Miss Burden's home, the town church, etc. for both Jefferson and Mottstown and the surrounding areas.

Civil War Days

Research the state of Mississippi during the Civil War and create a multimedia presentation of the war's impact on clothes, food, music and people.

The Underground Railroad

Research the Underground Railroad and pay particular attention to Mississippi's part in this covert operation.

Depression Diorama

Research the Great Depression of the United States in the 1930s and create a diorama of how Mississippi was affected as opposed to the other states in the country.

Write a Film Script

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