Lesson 1 (from Prehistory)
Charles's idea about writing his memoir might give some readers the idea he is more full of himself than other men. Today's objective is to talk about the idea of writing a memoir, what it achieves and what it has to say about Charles
1. Have each student define the idea of a memoir. What does this mean to them?
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether they think someone would want to read their memoir. Why or why not?
3. As a class, have the students decide whether they believe writing your own memoir makes you an arrogant person. Why or why not? What does the idea of Charles writing a memoir seem to say about him at this point of the story?
4. Homework: Have each student write about the most important moment of their lives so far and then read these to the class.
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