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 1 In Bang the Drum Slowly, a first person narrative is given from the perspective of Henry Wiggen. This lesson is about the tone of Henry's narrative as opposed to the subject matter in the main storyline.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Who is Henry Wiggen? What makes his character interesting from a literary viewpoint? Why might Harris have selected Henry as the character to tell the story? Does the...
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