“Do you have any assignments to turn in, like your vocabulary or American Government?” I asked Jacob. Every evening I devote a couple of hours to correcting the day’s assignments and creating the next day's schedule.
“No, I don’t have anything to turn in. I got carried away reading.”
“I got to a really interesting part. I must have read a hundred pages today.”
This was not like my son, who reads only what he has to and how long he has to. Jacob does not read for pleasure.
Sixteen-year-old Alexandra was as surprised as I was. “What are you reading?” she asked.
If he’s that captivated by this part of his Exploring Social Injustice through Literature curriculum, I made a good choice.