Lesson 1 (from A River Runs Through It)
A River Runs Through It is a story of the bond between two brothers even though they are both very different. The objective of this lesson is to explore the concept of familial bonds.
Lead a class discussion on the importance of family bonds. Ask the students for their opinions on the story. Does the relationship between the brothers seem realistic? Why or why not? Can the students compare their own lives to the relationship in the book? Do they have a brother or sister with whom they are especially close? If there are any students in the class who are only children, ask their opinions of the story and whether this depiction of a relationship with a sibling is something to be coveted or not.
Break the students into small groups and ask them to discuss the importance of siblings in a family. Ask...
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