Working as a class, small groups, or individually, create a "dream cast" for a movie version of this book.
Create a soundtrack for a film version of "Smart World." Consider whether you would alter the setting (time/place) and how that might affect music choice. Would you use songs from the late 70s? Or would you use contemporary choices? Or a mix? And at what point would you use which songs? (This is perhaps an activity that could be done in small groups.)
Using magazines, create a collage of images that remind you of the novel.
Literary Term Bingo
Create bingo cards of the literary terms studied while reading "Small World." Call out their definitions and have students match them to the terms on their cards.
Set up interviews between the UNESCO administration and the characters vying for the UNESCO chair...
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