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: Ake is an autobiography. This lesson will introduce the notion of autobiography.
1) 1) Dictionary Definition: What is an autobiography? What distinguishes autobiography from biography? How is an autobiography structured?
2) Classroom Discussion: Whose autobiography is Ake? What constraints does the author place on the narrative -- i.e., what portion of the author's life is captured? What are the challenges of creating autobiographical material from childhood memories?
3) Group Discussion...
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