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. Melville begins his story with a description of the "Handsome Sailor", the epitome of a maritime soldier. The objective of this lesson is to examine the qualities that a "Handsome Sailor" possesses and see how well Billy Budd lives up to his nickname.
1) 1. Class Discussion: As a class, discuss Melville's description of a "Handsome Sailor". In modern society, handsome means attractive. What are some other...
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