In groups of four develop your own clown act.
Give an Interview
Interview a member of your family or a friend about their life and write it up as a newspaper article.
Research one the circus acts in the book, looking at its origins, its development and training and devise a five minute presentation of your findings.
Develop of the scenes in the book into a script and perform the script in class with your friends.
A Tourist Brochure
Devise a tourist brochure of St. Petersburg.
Look at the transport the circus folk took to end up in Siberia and look how long and how much it would cost to take the same journey and using the same methods of transport today.
Write a Short Story
Write a short story using techniques of magic realism.
Write Angela Carters Biography.
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