Writing a Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article about a scene from "What Makes Sammy Run?" The newspaper article can be written as if you are reporting on an event from the book or as if you are reviewing the book.
Choose a partner and write song lyrics about the book, "What Makes Sammy Run?" You should write the lyrics to the beat or rhythm of a contemporary song. Perform the song in front of the class with your partner.
Composing a Poem
Write a poem in the voice of Sammy Glick. The poem should be a confessional poem of why you "run."
Write 10 questions for a character in the book. Choose a partner and pose the questions to your partner as if they are the character from the story. Then switch roles with your partner so they are asking you the questions and you...
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