Have the students pick out a poem from the book to present at an in-class poetry reading. Dim the lights and set it up to resemble a coffee shop on "open mike" night and be sure that each student reads a different poem.
Fun with headlines.
Sophie and Robin cut words out of magazine and mix them up to form their own funny headlines. Have the students bring in old magazines and newspapers from home (or provide them with your own). Form small groups and have each group come up with five new headlines by cutting and pasting the new phrases on posterboard. Present the new headlines to the class and have the other groups vote on their favorite. Hang up the posters on an in-class "Wall of Lame" like Robin has in his room.
The book is written in various forms of poetry...
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