This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: In Chapters 1 and 2, all of the main characters are introduced. This introduction is essential to the development of the book. The reader should be able to describe the following characters as they are introduced: Joe Hickey, Huey Cotton, Cheryl Lynn Tilly, Will, Karen and Abby Jennings. The descriptions of these characters should include any physical descriptions as depicted in the book and personality traits as well. The...
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