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1. (10)How are relationships healthier when the individuals involved have mutual respect?

1.1. Answer: at the beginning they have no respect but the teacher shiw them how to respect.

2. (9) Why is Eva so affected by the ending of Anne Frank’s diary?

2.1. Answer because anne die at the end and she think that it will end good


3.1. (6)Think about your own school or out-of-school activities. Are youth respectful of each other’s differences? Are there problems similar to those in Wilson High? If so, what steps can you take to initiate change?

3.1.1. Answer: yes i think that everybody respect everybody

3.2. (7) Ms. Gruwell is the first teacher to show trust and respect for the “at risk” students at Wilson High. How does Erin Gruwell demonstrate this? Why are some students more resistant to trusting each other?

3.2.1. Answer: becaus they think that they can do it alone and they

3.3. (8) Why is trust such an important component of a teacher-student relationship?

3.3.1. Answer:

3.4. (9)How do the classmates learn to trust one another? How does reading and writing initiate this change?

3.4.1. Answer: the teacher switch the places to meke them know everybody in the class.


4.1. (1)Why does Ms. Gruwell’s students hate and resent her at first?

4.1.1. Answer because they think that she dont care about them and she is white

4.2. (2)Most of the teachers at Wilson High do not dress in formal attire. Why do you think Ms. Gruwell chooses to wear business suits and pearls to class? What impression does this make? How do clothes, accessories, and make-up affect how other’s perceive you?

4.2.1. Answer that she not scared of them and she make them confiance

4.3. (3) How does Ms. Gruwell's upbringing, appearance, and attitude contrast with those of her students?

4.3.1. Answer

4.4. (4) Why did Erin Gruwell (Ms. G) decide to teach instead of being a lawyer?

4.4.1. Answer because she prefer to be with young people

4.5. (5) describe Ms. G.s husband. What is his attitude towards her teaching career?

4.5.1. Answer he think that sh'e's a realy good teacher but she dont care of him


5.1. (1)What is Eva’s (the Hispanic girl) view of herself and her “people”?

5.1.1. Answer: because it's her gang

5.2. (2)What does the scene with the Cambodian girl and Eva show? What does it convey? What is the message?

5.2.1. Answer: that the races in the movie cant be friend

5.3. (3)Why does Eva “hate white people”?

5.3.1. Answer because they make her dad go to jail.

5.4. (4)According to Eva, why was her father arrested?

5.4.1. Answer

5.5. (5) What makes Eva choose to “go against her people” in the courtroom? Do you think this was a good decision? How do her family and friends react?

5.5.1. Answer because she realise that is better to say the true


6.1. (6)What does Ms. G do when she finds the picture of Jamal? What historical event does she bring up?

6.1.1. Answer the holocaust

6.2. (7)Why is this event relative to her students?

6.2.1. Answer because they are scared of the races

6.3. (8)Miep Gies, the woman who hid Anne Frank, is a hero to Ms. Gruwell’s students. What does Miep Gies mean when she tells Ms. Gruwell’s students, “You are heroes everyday.”?

6.3.1. Answer because they fight for their liberty.