A famous archeologist wants to hire the student for an expedition to the Ecuadorian jungle. Students may choose one character from the book to go along. Since the student will hypothetically be living in the jungle for three months, they should select someone who will be a good companion and a good explorer. Explain what traits the character has selected that make one want to take him or her.
Comparison to TV Movie
Watch the TV movie, End of the Spear (2005) by Steve Saint. Compare the TV version with the book, Shadow of the Almighty. What differs in the television and book versions? What is enhanced by either the television or book?
Have students compare and contrast themselves with a main character in the book. What are similarities? What are differences? Does the student have similar goals? If so, what are they? Why do you...
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