Today, my Northlake students watched the second episode of Serial Experiments Lain, “Layer 2: Girls.” In this episode, Lain’s friends get her to go out to a club for the first time. Another character get’s high on a strange drug. This is one of my favorite episodes because we start to get an inkling that Lain is not who she seems to be whether she knows it or not. It is also interesting to see young girls striking out on their first grown-up excursions. It’s fun to think about your own first attempts at being grown-up. It is an exciting and sometimes scary time of life. Think about those ideas when you write your response. Students should look at the questions on at my website http://www.amdmathews.com on the Thinking About page before replying to this post.