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 the first chapter, Kurt Vonnegut briefly describes his upbringing during the Great Depression. The Great Depression was an important time in American and world history, and it shaped Kurt's outlook on life greatly.
1) 1 - Class discussion: What was the Great Depression? When did it start and end? What ended it? What would it have been like to grow up during this time period? How did the...
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