Before we begin our reading of this challenging novel, consider and respond to the following question. Provide a thoughtful, detailed reply of no fewer than five sentences.

In what ways do people allow themselves to be manipulated and why?
As we all relish the idea of purchasing the newest, fastest, and most high-tech gadgets and using them to make our lives easier, are there negative consequences that we fail to consider? How have our lives changed as we become more dependent on the lastest technologies? Are the things we give up worth the fun and convenience? What do YOU think? Write 4-5 sentences explaining your views.

Respond to this blog post with some information about your favorite anything (book, movie, summer activity, food...etc.) The purpose here is to ensure that you have explored our webpage as well as to learn something about you.

Mrs. Henkel's favorite- Think this says it all and in a very succinct manner. 

Mrs. Gregory's favorite- One of my favorite people is Jimmy Fallon. He cracks me up; plus, I think he is a genuis. Here is a link to one of his best videos-- 



    Mrs. Henkel is a master teacher of English language arts and a happy grandmother of two. Mrs. Gregory likes witty humor, playing word games and Jeopardy!, and has one son & two adult step-kids.


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