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 1 This chapter sets the scene, a train moving across Texas and the small town of Yellow Sky. The objective of this lesson is to explore how the author uses descriptive devices to paint a picture of the scene.
1) 1. Class Discussion: A descriptive device is an author's way of painting a picture in our mind's eye to develop a scene in the story. How does the author...
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