A Bit Of History
Mr. Pignati buys the teens roller skates and even encourages them to skate in his house! What's the history behind roller skates? When are they invented, and why? When does roller skating start to catch on? How does skating become a sport? Research roller skates and skating and write a page or two on their history.
Mr. Pignati has a treasured collection of pig figurines. Do you have a treasured collection? If so, write about it. If you don't have a collection, write about one you want to start.
Then and Now
The Pigman is first published in 1968. The author's descriptions reflect teen life and social norms of the time. How similar or different are teens today? Create a chart revealing differences and similarities between teens then and now. Create a second chart showing differences and similarities between social norms of the...
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