Category: Crossroads

Crossroads

To Build a Fire

Read “To Build a Fire” by Jack London. Responding to the Story The author writes of the main character, “The trouble with him was that he was without imagination.” Why would it be important to have imagination living and traveling

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War

Read “War,” by Timothy Findley. Do you think you really understand why adults do the things they do? Respond to the Story Whose war does the author refer to in the title? Support your view with examples from the story.

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Hunches

A hunch is a feeling or impression that something is about to happen. Authors sometimes use a character’s hunches to create suspense or to tie together a group of events. For example, in “Stains,” the mother has been afraid for

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Superman or Tarzan?

[youtube video=ihUIPlLw2ZE] Crash Test Dummies music video “Superman’s Song” from their 1991 debut album “The Ghosts That Haunt Me”. Written by Brad Roberts Tarzan wasn’t a ladies’ man He’d just come along and scoop ’em up under his arm Like

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