Thomas Chang The Playground Analysis

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The Playground” has more morals than just running around and coaching some children during the summer for Thomas Chang. As he exclaims, “That summer job turned out to be one of the best learning experiences I’ve ever had.” (pg.1) Even though he was scared or not sure if he wanted to “walk onto playground,” he still took that chance and the second week was ready to venture out on his own. He realized that in order to teach someone or even just coach them you have to earn their respect. For example, he discovered that “blowing a whistle and shouting was not impressive,” (pg.1) or didn’t get them to do anything. Once, he started “talking on their level” he earned their respect and was able to do more with them. Thomas Chang realized that he made
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