Use a Compass
One of the life-saving objects that is used by Ben in order to reach safety is a compass in this novel. Introduce students to compasses and discuss how they work or have students create presentations on the use of compasses.
Ben's ability to get himself and Ashley to safety depends on his survival skills. Create a presentation that examines these different skills and discusses how one might survive in a similar situation.
Create a Map
Create a map that indicates the general settings of the plane crash and the journey taken by Ben and Ashley in the novel.
Look in your local newspaper or archives for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the novel.
Draw a Character
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