Lesson 1 (from The Family)
One of the reasons why the castle exists in the first place is that the German immigrants who wanted to come to the area also wanted to feel their new home was like home. Today's objective is to discuss what home is, what this means, and how one can capture the idea of home.
1. Have each student define the idea of home as they understand it.
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether they think you can create the feeling of home or if it needs to be inherent.
3. As a class, have the students discuss the reasons why a person might want to feel at home. What does this allow a person to do? What does home allow a family to do? What does home mean for a family in the long run?
4. Homework: Have each student write about a time when they felt...
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