1. Explain why the Foxfire magazine is originally started?
A high school teacher, Mr. Wigginton, begins teaching class and realizes that his students all are bored and have a lack of incentive. Mr. Wigginton tells the students that they are going to start a magazine. The students are given a basic concept of what the magazine will be about but they are free to choose their own articles.
2. What are the students responsible for doing for the magazine?
The students are responsible for gathering information and articles for the magazines. The students also are responsible for gathering the money to print the magazine. The students vote on a name for the magazine and it is the students that take pictures and put the magazine together.
3. What kind of information is to go into the Foxfire magazine?
There are people that live in the Appalachian Mountains that still don't have electricity or other modern devices and live off the land. The purpose of Foxfire is to gather information about these processes in the form of articles for the paper. These processes include making soap, quilting, building a log cabin and many others.
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