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Among Schoolchildren Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Did you think the layout of the book was helpful to you as the reader?

Did you feel as though Kidder embellished sections of the novel? Why or Why not? If so, did you think it was ethical for him to take artistic liberty with the retelling of the events in the book?

Do you think that Chris made a mistake in allowing Clarence to leave her classroom? Do you think it was beneficial for the rest of the class? Is it right to sacrifice one child, for the rest of the class?

Should Kidder have explained the context of his classroom visits? Do you think they may have changed how Chris or the children acted towards him?

Do you think that education can be the equalizer between American youths? Why or Why not?

Why do you think it is for hard for young children to understand...

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