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: The narrative is similar to the true crime story genre of books written by the likes of Ann Rule. Just as true crime novels document the human story behind a crime statistic, the "facts" of The Andromeda Strain are fleshed out and revealed chronologically, from a human perspective. The students will identify how perspective can change the meaning within text.
1) 1. Homework. Have the students choose a paragraph...
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