Draw from memory
After reading Michael's description of Hanna's apartment, make a sketch of what you think it might look like. Compare and contrast your sketches with other members of the class.
Do some research on how coal was used in the 40s and 50s to heat European homes. Write a paragraph about your findings and present it to the class.
Creating the streetcar conductor's outfit
Find an image which replicates Hanna's streetcar conductor uniform, and try to recreate it using old clothes.
Recreating a streetcar
Find and image of what a German streetcar looked like during the 40s, and try to create a model streetcar using balsa wood, construction paper or other such materials.
Recreating Michael's wadrobe
In Part 1, Chapter 9, Michael describes what he wears on a daily basis. Using old or vintage clothes, recreate Michael's day to day wardrobe from that era.
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