Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Give students the opportunity to read one of E. B. White's children's novels and write a 2-3 page paper discussing the work and its connection to One Man's Meat. Where can the reader see White's influences on the farm which appear in his novels?
Draw a Person from the Narrative
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the persons wear?
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