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 Chapter 1, Mr. Dakin realizes his old 12-year-old cow, Blossom, is no longer of any use and decides to have her taken away to the fatstock market. She wanders away from the man taking her to be slaughtered and back to her stall. The students will discuss the relationship some of the Yorkshire farmers have with their farm animals and how money is not always the most...
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