Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Fun Activities

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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Setting

Illustrate three of the settings Mitchell helps to create in Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories.

Anecdote

Mitchell uses personal anecdotes to push a story forward and explain characteristics. For example, he talks about getting hit in the head with a slaughtered cow to explain how talking to Cassell made him feel. Write a personal anecdote that you can relate to one of the stories in Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories. Share with the class.

Storyboard

Create a storyboard to show eight scenes from one of the stories in Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories.

Interview

Interview one of the people in your life that you find inspiring, in the same way that Mitchell finds the subjects that he writes about fascinating. Interview one person to find out more information about at least one specific incident in their life.

Soundtrack

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