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: Students will consider the author's use of characterization in Act I.
1) 1) As a whole class, students will discuss the character of Lennie. Making a list on the board, students will list her qualities, and discuss the techniques that reveal these qualities. Students will discuss the effectiveness of these techniques as well.
2) In small groups, students will explore the character of any person in Act I. Searching the...
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