Essay Topic 1
Pentominoes are very important to the plot and the thought processes of the main characters in this book, so this description of Pentominoes is very important to the reader. The story takes place in Hyde Park near the University of Chicago, focusing around an educational model in which children are given school assignments that are relevant to real life.
1. Do you think school which teaches material relevant to real life are better than those that do not? Why or why not? Use examples from "Chasing Vermeer" and your own life to support your answer.
2. How do you think pentominoes can affect a person's thought process? Use examples from the text and your own life to support your answer.
3. Do you think knowing how to find and answer is more important than memorizing data? Why or why not? Use examples from "Chasing Vermeer" and your own life...
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