Change the setting of Shabanu to rural America. What would this change about the novel? What would remain the same? What could be some of the new situations Shabanu encounters?
Write a skit for a tabloid show, like Entertainment Tonight, based on the events and characters of Shabanu.
Read the sequel to Shabanu, Haveli, and write a book review comparing the two stories.
Using the events from Shabanu, write a script for a newscast. The tone can be serious or humorous, but it should accurately describe events from the novel. It can include reporters on the scene, sports and weather. Do the newscast in front of the class.
Make a poster advertising Shabanu as a movie. Use symbols, concepts, and themes from the novel on your poster. Who would star in the movie? What would it be rated?
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