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: Chapter 1 William Faulkner's fiction focuses on the culture of the post-Civil War South. Understanding this culture is imperative to understanding any Faulkner text, particularly one so entrenched in post-Civil War culture as _Absalom_. Objective: Introduce the class to William Faulkner and the context of the story (the early-20th century American South).
1) In-class activities:
(1) Ask students to volunteer what they know about the aftermath of the American...
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