Freedom Writers

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Freedom writers Question 1. Why are the students so unwilling to associate with anyone outside their ethnic/racial groups? Where does this intolerance come from? The students are so unwilling to associate with each other because they’re not used to getting along with the other group of people. Their used to having to run or shoot at the other ethnic/racial groups. This intolerance comes from growing up in hostile environments towards the other ethnic/racial groups. 2. What would you do to break the ethnic and racial barriers in Mrs.Gruwell’s classroom? To break the ethnic and racial barriers in the classroom I would mix the kids up and eventually they’ll get used and start talking with the other students. 3. Think …show more content…
How does her family and friends react. She thought that it was the right thing to do. yes, because it was the honest thing to do. her friends are mad at her because she could have lied and their buddy wouldn’t have gone to prison. And her dad doesn’t even want to talk to her. 13. Do you think it’s more important to “protect your own” or do what’s right I think that you should always protect your family but in the case were they did something wrong then you should let them face their punishment because then ur the one really hurting them because they’ll never learn their lesson. 14. In what ways does Ms.Gruwell’s classroom become a family for the students? Do you have a “family” outside your actual family? They all feel that the classroom is a place where they can let their physical and mental guard down and be their selves. No I don’t have a second family 15. What are some of the difficulties of balancing your academic or professional life with your personal life. The problem with juggle all of those is that their only 24 hours in day and one will always be short changed a few hours her and there. 16. Why are the students filled with suck anger at the beginning of the movie? Do you thin their anger is reasonable? They are filled with anger at the beginning because they were raised with hatred for anybody outside their group of ethnic race. No I don’t think the anger is reasonable because everybody

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