Daily Lessons for Teaching Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Christopher McDougall
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Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-6)

Objective

Chapters 1-6

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen is a non-fiction book exploring the life and running habits of the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyon. Author Christopher McDougall examines the tribe of the world's greatest distance runners, the science of endurance sports, and the barefoot running movement in his adventurous narrative. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book and will research Christopher McDougall.

Lesson

1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and author. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen is a non-fiction book exploring the life and running habits of the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyon. Christopher McDougall is a contemporary writer and journalist, having written articles for "Esquire," "The New York Times Magazine," "Outside," "Men's Journal," and "Men's Health."

2) Research...

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