Lesson plans for ages 12-14 in Language & Literature

Teaching Tools, 18 February 2007

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Fragment of the cover of the "The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig" (HarperCollins, 1968).

The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig

INTRODUCTION

This cluster of lessons revolves around the novel The Endless Steppe, the autobiographical account of the author's 5-year exile in Siberia during her late childhood. The story of Esther is about hardship, deprivation, injustice; but above all, it is about how a child's zest for life takes her through these tribulations, and helps her to become part of her new community.