Draw a plan of the Lisbons' neighborhood, labeling all of the pertinent structures.
Draw the Lisbons' home, labeling it by date--it looks different as the novel progresses.
Write a poem to fit around the couplet the boys find in Cecilia's diary.
Write and illustrate a page of Cecilia's diary.
The Solar System
Draw--or, if you're feeling really ambitious, create a replica of--Mr. Lisbon's solar system.
Day of Grieving
Create an activity that might have been done during the school's Day of Grieving.
Match the names of the class to the meanings of their names (brought in for homework, Chapter 3, Lesson 17)--this can be a worksheet or an in-class game.
Write the rest of the lyrics to the imaginary song "Virgin Suicide" by the fictional band Cruel Crux.
Working as a class, small groups, or...
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