Rules of the Game

Author Amy Tan

Read the story Rules of the Game by Amy Tan.  You will find it on pp. 262-272 of the Prentice Hall reader.

Here is a PDF of it.

Discussion questions

  1. The mother and daughter clash over their views, but in many ways they are similar.  How are they the same?
  2. What sort of clashes do teenagers have today with their parents?  Are they similar to the ones in the story?
  3. Have you ever asked your parent(s) a question just to see if they will become angry?  Tell us about it.

Written questions

Post the following questions and answers on your blog.  Be sure to add a photo that represents the story to the blog post.  You know, something like a chess piece.  I bet some of you will be more clever than that though. has some of the best photos.

  • P. 272 answer questions 1, 5, 6, 8.
  • P. 273 answer questions 3, 4, 6, 7

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