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: Ms. Johnson serves many roles in Alice Walker's "Everyday Use." She is the narrator of the story and the protagonist. She is also an archetype of large, plain-looking uneducated and poor southern rural Black women, the kind of women Ms. Walker is urging her readers to value rather than disdain since they are the backbones of rural southern Black society and the preservers of their cultural and...
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