Kind of Activity:
Students will prepare a journalism-style exposé on the events of the novel.
Common Core Standards:
Jim's story is certainly an interesting one that's worth telling, as evidenced by the numerous people who seem to have taken an interest in him, and who all come together to create a cohesive sequence of events detailing his life. However, this fractured narrative can be difficult to follow. For this activity, students will create a lengthy magazine-style exposé on the life and times of Tuan Jim.
Divide the class into groups of 4-5. Each group's chief responsibility is to...
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