Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem--and Themselves Fun Activities

Andrew Ross Sorkin
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Film Adaptation

HBO produced an adaptation of Too Big to Fail in 2011. Allow students to watch excerpts of the film adaptation and discuss the similarities and differences from the book.

News Article

Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the book.

Stock Market Game

Give students the opportunity to participate in a Stock Market Game, in which students will follow the market, make predictions, and compete with "fake money" in teams.

Portrait

Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the persons...

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