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: Part I, to p. 39 Joe's background is significant to the story, and this is apparent in the amount of background information provided about him. Joe is from Prague, and his family is in danger because the Nazis have so much power during this time. Joe's background and past directly influence his character's actions and motivations. This lesson will focus on Joe's background.
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