MONDAY – Let us begin our five day French Festival with Simone de Beauvoir.
Simone de Beauvoir broke free from social chains and marched to the ‘beat of her own drum’. A writer, political activist, feminist, Simone’s intellect and passion made her more than a match for her male counterparts. She had a relationship with prominent the literary critic and philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre.
- Learn more about Simone de Beauvoir and write a one page autobiography about her.
- It has been said that her father stated, “Simone thinks like a man!” Write down your thoughts about this statement.
- What did Simone achieve for women?
Celebrate the lives of these amazing five French people through this BioView®, Amazing People of France. These short biographical narratives are similar to interviews.
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We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.