There have been several documentaries made showcasing the work of Monty Roberts. Give students an opportunity to watch excerpts in class and discuss his methods.
Rodeo and Animal Cruelty
The history of rodeo in America has been criticized for animal cruelty. Give students an opportunity to research this and write a 1-2 page paper discussing animal cruelty in the rodeo.
Cast a Film
Ask students to cast the individuals from the text as though it were a film from actors today. Why would they choose who they choose? Describe their vision of the characters.
Write a Poem or Song
Ask students to write a poem (or song) from the point of view of one of the individuals from the text. Students may share their work with the class.
East of Eden
Give students the opportunity to view the film East of Eden and write a paper discussing...
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