The Weight of Silence Fun Activities

Heather Gudenkauf
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Travel Brochure

Prepare a travel brochure on Iowa to share with the class encouraging people to visit this state.

Character Description

Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from The Weight of Silence. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.


Create a timeline including illustrations of the events from The Weight of Silence. Include a map showing the locations of where the story took place.

Diary Entry

Write five entries in a diary that Calli would write about her silence.


Hold a trial for Lucky.


Create three posters about The Weight of Silence using a variety of media (chalk, paint, markers, watercolors, etc.).

TV Reporter

Pretend you are a TV reporter and provide an on-scene report about the missing girls.

Newspaper Article

Write an article about Calli beginning to talk again.

Book Talk

Talk about The Weight of Silence...

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