As my 8th graders studied Flowers for Algernon and looked at how Charlie is a dynamic character, I had them tweet from Charlie's point of view after significant progress reports. Students enjoyed reading each other's tweets every few days and enjoyed creating #'s that were specific to the story.
Flowers for Algernon - Character Map: As students read, a storyboard can serve as a helpful character reference log. In this activity, students will create a character map for Flowers for Algernon to portray character development throughout the story.
Get students making "big picture" connections with this Flowers for Algernon anticipation guide and reflective writing. This purchase includes a two page handout with quotes that relate to the text's theme. Students are asked to respond by indicating whether they agree or disagree with the statement and then explaining their opinion.