Discussion Question Category: Philosophy of Language

Word Collector

You can introduce any of the discussion questions below directly to students and facilitate a class-discussion on it after reading the book or use the book to do the activity that follows: Activity Objectives: This lesson plan provides an opportunity for young philosophers to thinking about concept attainment, the meaning of words, and how language Word Collector

Knuffle Bunny

What do you think Trixie meant by “Aggle flaggle klabble”? What about “Blaggle plabble”? “Wumpy flappy”? “Snurp”? Why couldn’t Trixie’s Dad couldn’t understand what Trixie meant when she spoke? How do we know we understand each other? Do we need words in order to communicate? Do we mean the same things when we say the Knuffle Bunny