Bring a filmed version of this book to class and have a movie day. Have the students write about or discuss how the movie version compared to the book.
Provide the students with some important facts about strokes and how they effect the body. Have the students write or discuss about how having this extra information changes or enhances their opinions of Jean.
Have someone who has lived through a stroke, or who has cared for someone who had a stroke come to class and talk about their experiences.
Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the chapter titles from this book. Have each group come up with a moral for each chapter similar to the kind that are found at the end of fables.
Each chapter in this book has a very unique...
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