Write a Letter
Have students pretend to be Eldon and write a letter to a relative who lives somewhere else. The letters should describe Eldon's life and his family.
Make a Diorama
Have students create a diorama of their favorite scene in the book.
Put On a Play
Have students put on a play from the book. Break students into groups of five to seven and have each group choose a scene to act out. Help students realize that there could be a narrator for each scene as well as all the main characters.
How Does It Work?
Have students make a model of any piece of equipment used on the farm and explain how it works.
Have students create an aerial view map of the entire farm. Allow them to use anything to represent the various pieces of the farm. (Toy horses for Jim and...
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