The Man in the Well

This week in class, we’re reading “The Man in the Well” by Ira Sher.

Ira Sher is a contemporary author who writes short fiction. In this story, a man in a vulnerable position asks a group of children for help.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

“Why do people do bad things?” and “How does power corrupt?”

Ways to support your child:

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The Dangers of Tradition

This week in class, we’re reading “The Dangers of Tradition” by Bakari Bosa.

In “The Dangers of Tradition,” Bakari Bosa discusses how traditions work in society and the potential dangers involved.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of CommunityMorality, and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

“How are communities formed?”, “Why do people follow the crowd?”, and “What is good and how do we know?”

Ways to support your child:

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