Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-9)
Bach is in search of his soul mate throughout the book and gives up many things in order to find her. Students will examine how Bach finding his soul mate has become an obsession for him and how Bach's spiritual adviser Donald Shimoda reacts to this obsession.
1. Class discussion - How does Bach come to a decision to make finding his soul mate his obsession? Why does Bach come to a decision to make finding his soul mate his obsession? What makes Bach want to find such a person?
2. Exploration - Throughout the story, Bach is in constant search for his perfect soul mate. Students will examine qualities they believe might be qualities of his ideal and consider why they would be qualities for this person.
3. Journal writing - One of the biggest surprises to Donald Shimoda, Bach's spiritual adviser, is the fact...
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