Find a photo of the poet, Rainer Maria Rilke. Create a painting, sketch, or collage interpreting the author's image.
Create a storyboard based on Rilke's background. Include at least eight facts and eight photos to represent the background information presented in the book.
Consider Rilke's rhyming techniques as well as the techniques used by the translator. Write a poem based on a rhyming scheme similar to Rilke's.
Portray an animal in a poem. It does not have to rhyme. Consider the use of different literary devices, such as imagery and figurative language, to write the poem.
Rilke honors the ancient Greeks in his poems. Find a culture or group of people from the past or present to honor. Write a poem or short story honoring this group.
Illustrate one of Rilke's poems. Share it with the class and...
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