Go to this website and learn about the Code of Chivalry. Come up with a brief explanation of the Code of Chivalry to be able to explain it to your classmates.
Read about the virtues listed in the Code of Chivalry at the website below. What is a virtue? Define it, then pick five virtues from the list and give an example from the book where these virtues were displayed.
Morquio’s SyndromeOne of the recurring themes from the novel Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick, is how people can overcome challenges. Freak, has a physical disability, Morquio’s Syndrome, but lives his life to the fullest. What is Morquio’s Syndrome? Take a look at the following websites and make a list of symptoms and complications for this syndrome.
Throughout the book, Kevin goes into the medical research building for treatment. What types of treatments are there for children with Morquio’s Syndrome? (MPS IV) How long do the treatments last? Check out these websites for some answers.
Learning DisabilitiesOne of the recurring themes from the novel Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick, is how people can overcome challenges. The main character, Max, has a learning disability, but writes his own novel. What exactly is a learning disability?
People with learning disabilities often need some assistance. Explain the different types of learning disabilities and how they affected Max and others in his life.
Explain what can be done to compensate for any of these disabilities. How would Max’s life have been different if he had outside intervention?
Incarcerated ParentsWhat are some of the common issues experienced by children whose parents are incarcerated?
What are some of the best ways that communities can support children who have parents in jail?