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 Andrew, the narrator of the novel, is introduced in the first chapter. He is a successful businessman who returned to the small town where he grew up to attend his mother's funeral. This lesson will explore Andrew's complexity as a character.
1) 1) Class Discussion: The novel begins with a dream in which Andrew recalls being a teenager and the hot summer night his neighbor was killed. Discuss...
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