Where the Red Fern Grows Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Rawls writes a beautiful description of Billy's home in chapter two. Make a collage using pictures from magazines that illustrate his description. Display your finished piece.

2. Find out about steel traps, the kind Billy used. Talk to a hunter/trapper who has traps. Video tape a demonstration of how to set and spring a trap.

Interview the trapper to learn how he prepares traps, sets his trapping lines, prepares pelts, and markets them. Share your work with classmates.

3. Make a display of dogs who are hunting breeds. Include the redbone coonhound Billy wanted.

4. Billy saved for two full years to accumulate fifty dollars, the cost of two coon pups. Find the average cost of two coon pups today. What money-making activities could a ten-year-old do today to earn money? Make a list of them and what you think could be earned by each. How long...

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