Objective: The aim of this lesson is to introduce Pablo Escobar.
1. Class discussion. What do the opening chapters say about Escobar's character? Why do the students think Escobar became such a violent man? What influence has he had on Colombian life in general? Is his influence still felt today? What kind of person do the students think Escobar could have grown up into if was raised in a more stable society?
2. With the students, decide what they think Escobar's goal is in the book. Divide the students into pairs and ask them to design a diagram that shows the different stages that Escobar will have to complete to work towards his goal and how he can get back on track when he makes a mistake.
3. Divide the students into two groups. One group should research Escobar's life and the other group should think of questions they like...
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