AIM: Why is it challenging for John and Lorraine to make good choices when they have such poor role models? Do Now: Journal Freewrite: Write a brief paragraph describing some of the pressures that a parent has raising a child.
Chapter 6 • Compared to the other adults in John and Lorraine's life, Mr. Pignati is a breath of fresh air. Within your group, compare and contrast Mr. Pignati and the other adults the teens know. • Why do the teenagers choose to hang with out Mr. Pignati? • What do they get from him that they fail to receive from other adults? • How does the behavior exhibited by the adults they know affect John's and Lorraine's behavior?