Naming the Characters in the Book
Have students come up with names for every single character in the book without one, looking to name meaning to choose appropriate names for each.
Casting the Movie of this Book
Have students choose actors from modern times to play the different main character roles in this book.
Recreating the Cover of the Book
Have students redesign the cover of the book in order to reflect the themes and the setting of the story.
The Life of Coetzee
Have students research the biography of the author to see where he grew up and how his life may have informed this book.
The Genocide in Africa
Have students do some research to find out what sorts of atrocities are being carried out in Africa today.
A Map of the Story's Events
While it's not necessarily clear where the story takes place, have students...
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