Source of conflict
There are many conflicts presented in The Joy Luck Club, especially between the mothers and daughters, the past and the present, and Chinese culture and American culture. What conflicts do you encounter in your everyday life – at home, at school, with friends? Look for an article in the St. Petersburg Times that focuses on an issue or concern that affects children or teens in the community. read the article or posting carefully. Think about the purpose of the author and the main idea of the writing. Explain what the main points of the article are. Be sure to include the following information: the main points, the author’s purpose, the details that support the author’s purpose and key words that indicate the author’s purpose. Share the article with your class and with others here on the NIE Blogging Zone.