Research popular fashion of the time period in which "Some Prefer Nettles" is set. Design outfits that would have been worn by a male and female child in the novel.
Work of Art
Create an artistic work in any medium depicting an interesting scene, setting or character in "Some Prefer Nettles."
Compose a haiku based on a theme from "Some Prefer Nettles."
Research life in Japan during the time period in which "Some Prefer Nettles" is set. Compose a short story that is set during that time.
Have students rewrite the end of the novel so that it concludes differently, or write an epilogue which further explains what happens to the characters after the end of the novel.
Choose an interesting section from the novel and perform it as a dramatic scene or comedic skit.
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