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: Chapter 1, A Historical Overview In literature, the protagonist is the main character. In non-fiction the main character is referred to as the subject. The subject or protagonist in this book is Barbara McClintock. In this lesson, we will discuss Barbara McClintock and her strengths and weaknesses.
1) 1) Group Writing: Divide the class into small groups of two or three people. Have the students in each group write a...
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