The Dog of the South Fun Activities

Charles Portis
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Write a Film Script

Write a movie script for an abridged version of the novel.


Research the music of the 1970s and create a CD which could be a background for the lives of Ray, his friends and family.

Write a Poem or Song

Write a poem or song about some aspect of the novel.

Belize It or Not

Do some research on the country of Belize and create a multimedia presentation, showing the class some of the aspects of this beautiful part of the world.

Character Charades

Write the names of the characters from the novel on slips of paper and place them in a hat. Play a game of charades using the characters' names. Be sure to use what you know about the characters from the novel to act out clues.

Portis' Typewriter

Imagine that you could have a conversation...

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