So how to you take a classic book and make it relevant to kids today? You include facebook, twitter, and im into the project. My 8th graders ate this project up! If you want to see if your students truly have a grasp of character development, have them write tweets as that character. Check out my students’ TKAMB21 projects here! This project idea can be used for social studies as well…imagine creating a facebook page for a historical character! Click here to see the original instructions.
Also, I just read two books that are not appropriate for students, but a total riot for adults that explore this type of writing: