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 The first chapter introduces the main characters that are featured in the rest of the novel. This lesson explores the ways in which these characters are introduced and the first impressions the reader gets from them.
1) 1. Class Discussion: Discuss the specific ways that each character is introduced. Are these introductions effective in telling you enough about the characters?
2. Group Assignment: In groups of four or...
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