Don't just read background information on the novel, have your students create it!
Engage your students in dynamic research as they prepare to read Tim O'Brien's Vietnam War novel The Things They Carried. This activity is designed to use the internet to locate information and images that relate to author Tim O'Brien and the history of the Vietnam Era. Activity is adaptable to differing access to technology, and could even work as a group activity around a central computer. This download includes answers and a note from the author about how it may be adapted to your classroom needs.