- designer babies/craker children
- blysspluss (just make sure you make it school appropriate)
sorry, no clever title this time.
make a print, radio or t.v. ad for one of the products featured in oryx and crake.
you can choose from:
calling all artists!
based on the descriptions given and your own fabulous imagination draw a picture of one, two or all three of our main characters.
this is an actual paper and pencil drawing - no computers allowed!
no stickmen either.
Jimmy, jimmy, jimmy... how did you not see this coming?
Look back through the novel and make note of all the hints crake, and even oryx, dropped along the way.
Is hind sight really 20/20, or is jimmy just stupid/stupid?
document the hints and write 200 words explaining why/how jimmy could have missed what crake was telling him.
Before leaving with the crakers, jimmy writes a note describing what happened to the world in case there are any survivors. Jimmy can't figure out what to write and eventually abandons the idea.
If you were in jimmy's place, what would you write?
Write a note of approximately 250 words
just like it says... look at my map on the back of your sheet and make a better one.
Crake designed the Crakers with no capacity for religion… or so he thought. Thanks to Snowman’s mythological tales of Oryx and Crake the Crakers now have gods.
Write the doctrine for this new religion.
What are its core beliefs?
Who/what does it worship?
What is its dogma?
you are writing a very short religious text for the crakers - let's pretend they can read.
Write an imagined last conversation between Oryx and Crake.
They should discuss BlyssPluss, the Crakers and Jimmy.
It can be written in script format.
Make sure the characters are true to how Atwood created them.
Can’t Live Without
What is one material object that you cannot live without?
Explain: What it is
Why it’s important
What you would do if you ever lost it
Discuss whether or not you have an unhealthy obsession.
Choose either Oryx or Snowman/Jimmy and map out his or her life on a timeline.
Include all important events.
Add visual aids at key points or of key elements. For example, both could use the watch.
1. Find an important event from the novel.
2. Find a song that fits the event.
3. Write approx 3/4 (200 words) page explaining why you chose the song and how it fits.
Include quotes from both the song and the novel.
Include a copy of the lyrics