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: Preface and Acknowledgements The poet Thomas Gunn has written convincingly about the occasions of poetry: those moments when poetry is suddenly, beautifully clear. Every occasion of poetry is an epiphany. Sacks ties this idea into science as well, those times when a scientific principle suddenly becomes clear. This lesson examines the idea of the occasion of both poetry and science, especially as it may relate to Sacks's...
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