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: Part 1: Summer This first section of the book introduces the main characters of the novel. The objective of this lesson will focus on character.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Discuss the characters that have been introduced in the opening pages of this novel. Discuss any character traits already revealed, any differences in character, and any potential conflicts that might arise as the plot begins to develop.
2) Conflict: Ask the students...
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