Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Allegations of Deceit
Jon Krakauer, a former financial supporter of CAI, has questioned Mortenson's accounts and released his allegations in a lengthy online article, Three Cups of Deceit - How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way. Give students the opportunity to read this piece and write a 1-2 page paper discussing the allegations.
Draw a Person from the Narrative
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim, or slovenly. What colors do the...
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