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 One. Albert Einstein is introduced as an older man. The author describes his relationships with townspeople, thus creating the setting and character. The chapter ends with Einstein describing his early childhood memories of his father's compass and his mother playing Beethoven and the affect he feels each of those things have on his life. Lesson one begins by assessing students' current level of knowledge about Einstein...
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