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 Allegory is a figurative work in which a surface narrative carries a secondary, symbolic or metaphorical meaning. The objective of this lesson is understanding how both the setting and characters of The Crying of Lot 49 have allegorical significance.
1) 1) As a class, discuss the definition of allegory and have the students think of other allegorical work they have read (such as Animal Farm).
2) Break into groups of...
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