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: Introduction: Mike Royko lived his entire life in Chicago and devoted his career to writing for various newspapers in that city. He emerged as a columnist during the reign of Richard Daley, one of the most powerful mayors in the history of the United States, so it was inevitable that his journalism career would be affected by reporting and commenting on Daley. This lesson focuses on Mike...
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