Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 142 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Lesson Plans

Chapter 1: Goodbye, Daddy

• The author, Ben Carson, was a young boy when his mother told him that his father was leaving and would not be back.

• He loved his father and was very upset.

• The author recalled how much fun his father was, how he would count the minutes until his father came home at night.

• Only later in life did the author and his brother Curtis find out that his father had another "wife" and other children.

• In later years, the author's mother referred to his father having been involved with other women and drugs.

• Although at first the author prayed that his parents got back together, ultimately he realized that he and his mother and brother were happier without him.

Chapter 2: Carrying the Load

• The author's mother did not have much formal education.

• Due to Curtis' history of low grades, the school counselor placed...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 2,445 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.