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: Prologue, 1975 POVERTY - When the train is forced to halt in a small village, it becomes quite clear that the village is rife with poverty. This will prove to be an important theme throughout the entire novel. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore poverty within India and the role it plays within this novel.
1) 1.) As a class, create a list of ways that...
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