Everything you need to understand or teach After the Dancing Days by Margaret I. Rostkowski.
After the Dancing Days is the story of Annie Metcalf and her family, who live in Kansas City, Kansas, at the end of World War I. Annie's father, Larry, has served as a physician at a military hospital in New York City during the war. He returns to find Annie a more mature young lady of thirteen. Annie adapts to her father's homecoming amidst her mother, Katherine's, refusal to acknowledge the war or its horrible aftermath. Katherine's brother and Annie's favorite uncle, Paul, had died in the war; and Annie still struggles to accept that Uncle Paul is gone.
Uncle Paul was the first person to have acknowledged that Annie is growing up; and Annie clings to memories of accompanying her uncle to the opera and riding as a passenger on his new motorcycle. Annie recalls the day that the family was informed that Uncle Paul had died...
After the Dancing Days Lesson Plans contain 148 pages of teaching material, including: