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 The setting for the story is California in the 1930s. The objective of this lesson is to explore life in California during the 1930s
1) Lead the class in a discussion about California. Where is it located? What are some of the major cities are located in California? What images does the name conjure up for the students? Have any of the students ever lived or visited...
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