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: The novel is set in Germany before and during World War I. The aim of this lesson is to examine the novel's setting.
1) 1) Class discussion. What changes were happening in Germany in the years before the First World War? How does Hesse reflect these changes? How did Germany change after the First World War? What suggestions are there in the novel that Germany was already moving in...
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