Everything you need to understand or teach The Unquiet Earth by Denise Giardina.
The Unquiet Earth by Denise Giardina is the story of star-crossed lovers and unrequited love. There are two stories of love that could never be that endure through several generations of the same family. The first story involves Rachel Honaker and Dillon Freeman. Dillon is a fourteen-year-old youngster whose parents never married but who genuinely love each other. Dillon had been only an infant when his father died. His father, Rondal Lloyd, was a union organizer who died from a gunshot wound he sustained during a labor dispute that turned violent. Dillon mourns for the father he never knew and spends the rest of his life trying to live up to his father's legacy.
Rachel Honaker is Dillon's sixteen-year-old first cousin who lives in the same mining town as Dillon. Rachel's mother wants her daughter to have a better life than she did and marry well. Dillon falls...
The Unquiet Earth: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including: