Create a Book Cover
Give students the opportunity to create a book cover for The Chosen. What elements of the novel would you choose to highlight in the cover art? How might you illustrate the novel’s themes?
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article involving some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the novel.
The Impact of War
Students are to examine the writers of Chaim Potok’s generation and write a paper discussing the impact of war on the themes and subjects of these authors. How did World Wars I and II impact the views and style of authors?
Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the novel. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must...
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