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: Pages 1 through 21 The book opens with an execution--a crucifixion during the rule of the Roman Empire. One man watches as another dies in his place. Crucifixion was a common form of execution during that era. The objective of this lesson is to explore the crucifixion and how it affects the characters in the story.
1) 1. As a class, discuss the concept of capital punishment. Are executions still held...
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