The House of the Scorpion Fun Activities

Nancy Farmer
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Book Award

This book was given the Newberry Award. Have the students create another award they would like to give this book or its author.

Teaching Analogies

The Keepers use analogies to teach the Lost Boys. Have the students come up with some other analogies that would have taught the Lost Boys to behave.

Chapter Titles

Each chapter has a specific and unique title. Have the students create title pages for these chapters that present appropriate illustrations for the content.


Watch some scenes from the movie version of this book that closely follow the book itself. Discuss with the class whether or not the images of the movie matched the images they pictured while reading the book.

Clone Usage

Have the students write out some other uses that clones could be useful for in our day and age. Hold some discussions about the moral virtue of each...

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