Homework for the next class is the following article from the BBC: A Point of View: Modern parenting. The article discusses approaches to parenting. 

We looked at the following articles: 

We looked at the following vocabulary: 

heira person legally entitled to the property or rank of another on that person's death: his eldest son and heir | she aspired to marry the heir to the throne.
hourly-paid work:
politicians: a person who is professionally involved in politics, esp. as a holder of or a candidate for an elected office.

strike: verb

the teacher struck Maryhitslapsmack,beatthrashspankthumppunchcuff;canelashwhipclubinformal clout,schmuckwallopbeltwhackthwack,bashclobberbopcold-cockliterary smite.

he struck the gongbangbeathitinformalbashwallop.

the car struck a treecrash intocollide withhitrun intobump intosmash into,impact.

Jennifer struck the ballhitdrivepropel;informal cloutwallopswipe.

he struck a matchignitelight.she was asleep when the killer struckattack