Research the music of the mid-20th century in America and create a CD to share with the class. Be sure to include some calypso music as a recognition of Lucy's island heritage.
Write a Film Script
Write a movie script based on the novel.
Dinner with Jamaica Kincaid
Imagine that you could have dinner with Jamaica Kincaid and some of the characters from the novel. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song about some aspect of the novel.
Jamaica Kincaid's Laptop
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Kincaid's laptop. What do you think it would say? What questions would you ask?
Write the names of the characters from the novel on slips of paper and place them in a hat...
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