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i'm a homeschool teacher for fallingtree school. see this page for lists of assigned reading and my own plans for the future.


One hundred years of solitude

  • How far do you think is a man willing to go for a woman? Or, for his own masculinity?
  • What is the relation of the "city of mirrors" symbol and the river?
  • What is the relation of the liberation of one's mind to one's family legacy?

A wrinkle in time

  • what do coincidences mean to you? are they a part of normal life, and do you welcome them?
  • What is your take on things appearing out of nothing? do you think this has something to do with the creation?
  • what do you think is the personification of evil in this date and time?

A thousand splendid suns

  • is it worth it to get something special t...
dec 2 2019 ∞
dec 14 2019 +
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  • climb the san mateo mountain again in my lifetime
  • do a study on san mateo
  • find the street-level art in san mateo
  • study chinese graphic design
  • study chinese psychology
nov 3 2019 ∞
nov 3 2019 +

research at least five topics in each book and share your learnings with your groupmates. check back again in january for guide questions

  • the book thief - markus zusak
  • the great gatsby - f. scott fitzgerald

happy reading! link to the readings is below:

dec 14 2019 ∞
dec 15 2019 +

remember to research at least five topics and share your learnings with your groupmates. it's just optional, so don't worry

these are your readings for the month. check back again for guide questions. :)

  • one hundred years of solitude - gabriel garcis marquez
  • a wrinkle in time - madeleine l'engle
  • a thousand splendid suns - khaled hosseini
  • a prayer for owen meany - john irving

reading really helps you come up with new ideas. watch some booktube videos to get motivated to read. the reading speed is one book per week. if you can't finish in one week, it's okay to read the summary. reading it all the way through helps you thoroughly enjoy the book, and, as we do it in fallingtree school, feel life more.

nov 3 2019 ∞
nov 3 2019 +