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: Jim introduces the reader to his life on the lower east side of New York, beginning in the fall of 1963. The objective of this lesson is to identify the characteristics that make up Jim's personality.
1) 1) Fact or opinion. Brainstorm with students facts Jim reveals about his life. Include facts such as age, friends and hobbies. What do the facts suggest about the author and his friends? Now...
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