A Place Apart Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Victoria's mother smokes. Victoria and her Uncle Phil both try to get her to stop. Research the effects of smoking and second hand smoke on the human body. Write a report about your findings.

2. In Chapter 3, Hugh and two of his friends visit Tory. The guys discuss a variety of topics involving war, why human beings kill each other, life on other planets, and religion. Do you and your friends have such discussions?

How do you feel during such discussions? Tell how you think Tory feels during their discussion, especially since she is not included.

3. When summer vacation starts, Victoria and her best friend, Elizabeth, are unable to find summer jobs, so they start their own play group to care for young children in the mornings. Write an ad for the newspaper that they might use for their new venture...

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