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: Letters, 1949 - 1950 The objective of this lesson is to look beyond the requests for books that are the basis of the letters to see a respectful relationship begin to grow.
1) 1. Discuss as a class how Helene Hanff writes to the proprietors of the Marks & Co. bookstore in London, England, on October 5, 1949. What prompted Helene's first letter? What does she think of the term "antiquarian booksellers"? What do...
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