Have each student select a poem that they feel accurately portrays an incident, theme, or moment in the text. Have each student present their selection to the class.
Have each student construct a collage about one of the stories in the book. Display them and have the other students guess which story each of the collages is describing.
Choose an author, title, or person from the book (e.g. "The Rotifer" or "Nabokov") and use it to play "Hang Man."
Have volunteers bring in wild plums to share and eat with the class.
Examine the Rotifer
Borrow a microscope from one of the science labs and let each student take a look at a rotifer.
Have each student choose a person and event from the story and write a poem about the event in their chosen person's voice...
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