I hope they find the double standards in their own world. I hope they look beyond their own worries and wonder what judgments they place on other kids. I hope the lesson sticks.
Of course, many teachers have found the idea of the Facebook Profile as a characterization assignment to go along with any book.
I am curious on how they will portray Hester's relationship status - will they list her as single, married, or "it's complicated"?
I hope they make the connection on how they view others' facebook profiles and offer judgment to the way the townspeople judged Hester.
I guess the learning ought not stop with the students. I guess I should think about my own condescending view of my own morality. Maybe, I ought to learn a lesson from Nathaniel Hawthorne, too.. I hope that lesson sticks, too.