Art in Multiple Mediums
Create a piece of art in any medium that portrays one of the basic themes of the book. Have different groups do different themes, and then have the class view all the different works.
Instruct the students to bring in an article from the newspaper that has a story that reminds them of something that happens in the book.
Civil Rights Documentary
Find a documentary that shows some of the major happenings during the Civil Rights Movement highlighted in this book. Discuss how these events came to be and how they change their ideas about the characters of the book.
Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the characters who dies in the course of this book. Have each group work together to create an appropriate eulogy for their assigned character based on the information about them...
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