Redbone Hound Puppies For Sale
Have students create the ad for redbone hound puppies that Billy found in the old sportsman's magazine. Encourage them to use details from the novel in the ads.
Life in the Ozark Mountains
Have students research life in the rural parts of the Ozark Mountains. Ask them to present their findings using a multimedia program such as PowerPoint. Discuss the accuracy of the author's portrayal of this setting and culture.
Though this novel is immensely popular, Wilson Rawls is a little known author. Have students research Rawls' life. Ask them to present their findings using a multimedia program such as Powerpoint. Discuss possible influences on the novel from Rawls' life.
Redbone Hound Research
Have students research the dog breed of Redbone Hounds. Encourage them to focus on the physical and personality traits of the breed as well...
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