• One School One Book Checkpoint 2020

    Posted by Margaux Calemmo on 2/24/2020

    One School, One Book: Checkpoint Discussion


    Question 1: Could you imagine living without electricity? What would your life be like? Describe William's life and compare it to your own life, living as a teenager in America. 


    Question 2: What is the role of magic in the story? What about education? Contrast the two. Is there room for both in a culture?


    Question 3: Read the quote below. Explain the significance of this quote in relation to the big question:

    A popular English proverb states, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

    How does this phrase apply to William Kamkwamba and the struggles that led him to "harness the wind?"

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