Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)
This lesson examines Jane's upbringing.
1) Class Discussion: What were the important events in Jane's childhood? Did Jane's upbringing contribute to her decision to become an ethologist? Do the students think she would have become an ethologist if her upbringing had not been so positive?
2) Group Writing: Divide the students into two groups. One group should write the character background and personality traits of a child who has little or no attention from their mother, and other group should write the background and traits of an overprotected child. How do the students think Jane's decent upbringing affected her character?
3) Debate: Divide the students into two groups and ask them to examine the following sentence. Jane could take risks in her life because she knew she always had a strong family behind her . One group should think of an argument in support of the statement, and...
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