Time travel with the characters
Using MapQuest or another map software, detail the travels that the Cleary family made. Pick one family member or other character and track their moves. For example, Father Ralph moves to Gillanbone, then Sydney, then Rome, etc.
Create a poem
Write a song, poem or school appropriate rap describing one aspect of the book. This might be Meggie and Father Ralph's doomed love affair; Frank's desire to move away; Fiona's pregnancy and being disowned by her family, etc.
You are the star stage presentation
Pick one chapter in the book that means the most to you, for whatever reason, and act it out in front of the class. You may choose classmates to fill in, or you may do a "one man or one woman" stage presentation.
You are a newspaper reporter writing on one specific event in the lives of...
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