Ask the students general questions about inventions. Present the book "Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum." Show the students other books about bubble gum. Generate enthusiasm for creating your own inventions. Make bubble gum from scratch using bubble gum making kit.
These activities can be used for any novel study in the upper elementary grades. Graphic organizers allow students to demonstrate understanding of ELA skills. Book Trailer project shows understanding of the novel.(This resource's preview image was created by the author using iMovie trailer templates.)