Thursday, September 6, 2012


Continue Seminar: Parenting
To what extent are rules necessary for children's healthy development and to what extent are they restricting and limiting?
  • How much should parents shelter/protect their children?
  • How should parents encourage independence and resourcefulness?
Use excerpts from The Grapes of Wrath and The Glass Castle 
Use Guided Reading assignment to help you discuss article from The New Yorker"Spoiled Rotten" by Elizabeth Kolbert (assignment will be collected at end of class today)

HW: "Sense of Place" writing assignment - typed rough draft due 9/10 in class for peer revision
Refer to Pust's sample "Sense of Place" writing assignment

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