Create a Three-Dimensional Model
Create a 3-D model of the Battle at Blair Mountain. Pay close attention to the text's descriptions as you construct your model.
Write a Story
Write a short story about one of the Appalachian heroes featured within Catte’s book.
Watch a Video
Watch a video that explains and documents the practice of mountaintop-removal. Then write a response about your newfound knowledge.
View a Film
Watch the film version of Hillbilly Elegy and write a film review of it from Elizabeth Catte’s point of view.
Research Anti-Appalachia Propaganda
Look within the text to find examples of the wider nation’s views about the people of Appalachia being purposefully manipulated through the use of propaganda or careful word choice. Then conduct your own online investigation into the subject and collect at least ten different visual examples of anti-Appalachian propaganda from the twentieth century.
Compose a Eulogy
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