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Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Esmé Raji Codell
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Topics for Discussion

What is the nature of the conflict between Codell and Mr. Turner regarding the title "Madame"?

What is Codell's attitude toward kids acting up in class? Should misbehavior be understood as the logical product of a broken home?

What is Codell's general attitude toward the educational bureaucracy?

According to Codell, what toll has a year of teaching taken on her?

Why is music so important to Codell as she struggles through the day?

How does Codell approach class reading? Describe the organizational structure she imposes on the class.

Why does one of Codell's students stab a substitute teacher with a pencil? What is Codell's response to this incident?

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Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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