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: During her argument with Kyle, Kendra calls the Homecoming ceremony elitist, amongst other things. This lesson will focus on elitism in general, as well as how it factors into Beastly.
1) Class Discussion: Define elitism. Discuss how elitism is shown in this story.
Journal Entry: Have each student write one or two paragraphs detailing their opinions of elitism.
Class Debate: Have students split into groups to debate whether...
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