While watching the film on November 21, 2015—Conference #2—secure the knowledge to allow you to respond to the following questions!  Remember that as a film this assignment should be submitted to the instructor by November 24, 2015!

1.  Why did Jamal keep his academic prowess hidden from his classmates? In this case, were his actions morally defensible?  Why? Why not?

2.  Briefly discuss your view of the school’s admittance and treatment of Jamal.

3.  Who was Claire?

4.  How would you describe the actions of the literature teacher’s treatment of Jamal?

5.  Who benefited “more” from their relationship—Jamal or Forrester?  Why?