Come As Your Favorite Character
Pick your favorite character from the play and come to class in costume. Each student should behave as her character for the duration of the class.
Select A Scene
Divide into groups and choose scenes from the play to act out for the class. Use costumes and props if they are available.
Read Another Play About These Characters
A few of the characters in this play appear in numerous other plays by Horton Foote. Select one to read and present a report to the class.
Using an encyclopedia, the internet and any other sources you can find, create a visual presentation on post-war Houston. Share your discoveries with the class.
Money, Money, Money
Go to the library and find out how much a dollar was worth in 1950. How much did normal household necessities cost? How do the amounts of money mentioned in...
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