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Home  >  Teaching and Learning  >  Shopping for Porcupine  >  Assignment Ideas
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  • Write a narrative essay that tells the story of how your parents met.
  • Examine your relationships with the people who live near you. How is it similar or different from the relationship Kantner had with people who lived near his family?
  • Research Project Chariot or other government or commercial projects and consider their impact on the environment and the people.
  • Compare and contrast Kantner's upbringing and family life with your own.
  • Read this essay closely and record each tidbit of knowledge that Kantner shares with readers that teaches them about how to survive in the arctic.

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