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 One and Chapter Two When Benjamin Franklin arrived in Philadelphia, he was careful to craft his persona. Franklin typified the American belief that no matter where you came from, you could make yourself into whatever you wanted. The objective of this lesson is to examine the significance of upward mobility in the United States.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Who was Benjamin Franklin? Who did he want to work...
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