Lesson 1 (from Introduction)
This book is autobiographical in nature. The objective of this lesson is to review some major aspects of Julia Child's life, and to discuss how having this book be autobiographical affects the feeling of the book.
1) Life Review of Author: Provide a brief overview of Julia Child's life along with some of the major events in her life. Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the major events from her life. Instruct each group to study their event and write about how this event would have shaped her life and affected her writing style. Allow each group to present their information. Discuss some of the different ideas that are presented.
2) Character Analysis: Review each separate person that is in the introduction. Have the students identify each person named, and the role that they played in Julia's life, or the relationship...
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