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The Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club
by Amy Tan

Challenges & Opportunities of Teaching The Joy Luck Club

Available to teachers only as part of the The Joy Luck Club Teacher Pass


The Joy Luck Club Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Challenges & Opportunities

Most of the stuff we assign to our students can't double as beach reading. Well, if you're headed for a tropical vacation (in reality, or in your imagination), you're in luck this time. The Joy Luck Club is definitely a page-turner: there's a reason why the book was a bestseller. So great, you'll enjoy it – but what about your students?

There are a lot of obstacles you might encounter when teaching The Joy Luck Club, but you know what? We'll see those challenges and raise you an equal number of opportunities. Because usually, the two go hand in hand.