Lesson 1 (from Prologue & Chapter 1)
Prologue & Chapter 1
"Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady" by Florence King is a memoir about King's years with her grandmother who attempted to rear her as a Southern belle. King was academically gifted in her youth, and much of her story details her struggle to balance her education with the behavior expected of a lady. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book, will read the Prologue, and will research and discuss the author Florence King.
1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and its author. "Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady" is a memoir by Florence King which describes the author's youth as a young woman growing up in the South through the 1940s and 1950s.
2) Research Activity: Allow students time in the beginning of class to conduct independent research on the author Florence King, including biographical information, other works, political and...
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