Lesson Plan: The Life and Work of Kahlil Gibran

Lesson Plan - The Life and Work of Kahlil Gibran

Introduction:

Kahlil Gibran, poet, philosopher and author of The Prophet is one of the world's all-time best-selling authors. His works have been translated into more than fifty languages and The Prophet alone has sold over eight million copies.

The goal of this lesson is to introduce students to the life and the work of this Lebanese-American writer. The lesson will also try to encourage students to look at Gibran in his social-historical context and examine his place in the American canon of literature. (Note: Before this lesson, a