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, "In the Valley of Bones," James Carroll recalls boyhood memories growing up on Air Force bases when he is a would-be flyboy and on the side of anyone in blue. This lesson will discuss innocent patriotism versus the realities of war.
1) Class Discussion: James Carroll recalls boyhood memories growing up on Air Force bases when he is a would-be flyboy and on the side of...
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