Lesson 1 (from Preface | PART I, Chapter 1)
Preface | Part I, Chapter 1
Robert Collier's "The Secret of the Ages" was a forerunner in the genre of self-help tutorials, published in 1926. Robert Collier (1885-1950) was a prolific writer and progressive publisher whose philosophies and writing are associated with New Thought, a spiritual movement which developed in the United States during the late 19th century and emphasizes metaphysical beliefs. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book and will research and discuss Robert Collier and the New Thought movement.
1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and author. Robert Collier's "The Secret of the Ages" was a forerunner in the genre of self-help tutorials, published in 1926. The book details a specific methodology and philosophy to gaining success in life, business, and happiness.
2) Research Activity: Allow students time in the beginning of class to conduct independent research on the author Robert Collier, the New...
This section contains 9,040 words
(approx. 31 pages at 300 words per page)