Explain the significance of the quote “we, like our seeds, were now planted in the garden” and who is responsible for the change.
Book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman — Curtis and Nora
Read the quote from p. 65.
“We, like our seeds, were now planted in the garden.”
Explain the significance of this statement. Who is responsible for this change?
What motivates Curtis to plant a garden? (Curtis)
How does working on the garden transform Curtis? (Curtis)
Mr. Myles is unable to communicate because of his stroke. How does the garden make him feel? How does he communicate his feelings about the garden with Nora? (Nora)
On p. 63, Nora says that the “small circle of earth became a second home to both of us.” What does this show about Nora’s point of view toward the garden? Why? (Nora)
The garden transformed from a solitary place into a community within minutes. What influenced the transformation? What does the transformation signify? (Nora)
to fill with delight and wonder
having no plan or direction