When life gives you lemons... (A13)

Course Description

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Imagine having your life’s passion ripped away in a tragic accident. You’d feel like giving up on the world. You’d feel like it wasn’t fair and wasn’t worth trying anymore, wouldn’t you? We have a lot to learn from the people who rise up against adversity, who persevere and get stronger from tragedy.  

In this module you will read, study and discuss The Running Dream by Wendelin van Draanen in which a teenage runner loses her leg in a car accident. 

In every Module A class you will also complete a compulsory weekly current events quiz and physical challenge. 


Learning Objectives

  • To read and demonstrate their understanding of a novel. 
  • To develop ideas that result in a consolidated and structured essay. 
  • To research and present findings in an appropriate visual and spoken form.