Provide the class with a box of random props and have them act out scenes from the book. Award extra credit points to the team with the most points at the end.
Huangbo's letters changed dramatically when the Communists took over. Have the students write a letter to their parents that would have met the guidelines required under that new regime.
Art in Multiple Mediums
Create a piece of art in any medium that portrays one of the basic themes of the book. Display these all together and discuss how seeing them all together affects the students.
Hold a gambling tournament like the one May Ying was involved in. Have extra credit vouchers or something to use in place of real currency. Hold a discussion about why gambling would have been so addictive to May Ying.
Create a Jeopardy-like game with clues...
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