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: Dave knows that he and Beth will get his mother out of the hospital in a few days and she will be made comfortable at home, where she will slowly die in a rented hospital bed in their family room. The aim of this lesson is to examine the importance of family.
1) 1) Class discussion. How important is Dave's family to him? Are there some members of his...
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