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 Section 1 (through page 38), Oscar and Christina are siblings, and we recognize they share a nervous disposition, attention deficiency disorder, and childhood rivalries that have survived into adulthood. This lesson will discuss these two siblings and their family.
1) Class Discussion: Describe these two characters. Why is the fact they are step-siblings significant?
Small Group Activity: How does their relationship affect their...
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