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Daily Lessons for Teaching A Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole
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Daily Lessons

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.

Lesson 1

Objective: John Kennedy Toole's books only became popular after his death and now hold cult status. The aim of this lesson is to find out about Kennedy's short career as a writer.

1) 1) Brainstorm with the students what they already know about John Kennedy Toole. After ten minutes, divide the students into pairs and ask them to research his life, including the books he wrote, where he was brought...

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