Ask the students to list ten words from the book they don't know and use those words in a short story.
Make a board game based around the Purity of Blood.
Write a haiku, which you think summarizes the book.
Write a short ballad that tells the story told in the novel.
Why Did You Do That
Have students divide into two groups. One group will represent Alatriste and the other represents Malatesta. Students should take turns making a statement about the opposing character's behavior in the novel to a member in the other group, asking for an explanation of the behavior. The behavior and its basis should be logically refuted/substantiated by a member of the other character's group. Only serious, logical reasoning is acceptable. When no appropriate reasoning is given, the other team wins.
Guess the Character
Choose one of...
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