Create a diorama of what you envision the Jordache bakery to look like.
If appropriate for your area, have the students attend a local boxing match to see what Thomas' world may have been like. If attendance is not feasible, watch a match on TV and try to catch the excitement that fueled Thomas for so many years.
Write the names of the characters from the novel on slips of paper and place them in a hat. Play a game of charades using the characters' names. Be sure to use what you know about the characters from the novel to act out clues for your turn.
Honeymoon in Europe
Billy and Jean honeymooned in Europe in the 1960s. Do some research online to determine a two-week itinerary for the couple as well as costs if they were to make the trip today...
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