Monday, February 1, 2010

Life As We Knew It - Final Project

For our final project for Life As We Knew It, please choose one of the following ideas:

  1. Write another chapter to Life As We Knew It from Miranda's point of view, following the same journal writing format. OR Choose to write from Mom, Matt or Jonny's point of view.
  2. Write an epilogue to Life As We Knew It, from Dad's point of view, in the chapters since he left the family.
  3. Miranda gave Matt some colored pencils and paper to begin drawing again. Draw some pictures Matt might have drawn to illustrate events the family may have experienced.
  4. Write a FULL (physical, emotional, relational) description of three of the characters in the book. Draw a portrait to accompany each description
  5. Prepare a front page of a newspaper or cover of a magazine describing weather related current events that may have occurred in the story.
  6. Prepare a radio or television news broadcast that may have been transmitted during this story.
  7. Retell part of the story from another character's point of view.
  8. Rewrite the story for younger children in picture book form.
  9. Write a movie proposal: What actors/actresses would have rolls as what characters? Create a flow map plot sequence. What changes would you make changing the story from book to movie form? Why? What songs might be in the sound track? Design a movie poster.
  10. Choose another idea:

This project is due by Friday.

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