11 Even In The Suburbs Sadness Is Never Far Away

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11 Even In The Suburbs Sadness Is Never Far Away

  1. 1. Even in the Suburbs Sadness is never Far Away By: Rick McConnell Pre-Reading Have you ever seen a homeless person? How did this make you feel? Reading Silently read. Post-Reading 1. Define anecdote? 2. What point does the author make through his anecdote about the woman on the driveway? 3. What attitudes do McConnell and his family have toward the woman on the driveway? Response Journal 1. The author says, “I don’t want to pay higher taxes to supplement the poor. I don’t want the government to raise taxes of the company I work for.” Do you believe most people have this same attitude? If people do, how does society solve the problem of poverty? 2. Record the thoughts, feelings anf memories that this essay brings to mind.

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