Objective: The initial premise of this book is that Castaneda is looking for help with his studies in anthropology, but this idea of asking for help seems to be a bit of a foreign one in today's society. The objective of this lesson is to talk about the idea asking for help and what this might provide.
1. Have each student make a list of the things they always ask for help on. Why?
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether they think it's a good idea to ask for help. Why or why not?
3. As a class, have the students discuss why they think society has troubles with the idea of asking for help. What is this supposed to say about the person asking and about the person who is willing to give help?
4. Homework: Have each student discuss whether they think they would have asked for...
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