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: Exposition occurs in writing when background information that is necessary to move the story along is provided. In this case, the author interrupts the narrative to provide the exposition. This lesson will discuss exposition.
1) 1) Class discussion:
a) Discuss the events of Chapter 1.
b) The first four pages of the novel introduce the setting, the investigative case, and the narrator to the reader. Paragraph 7 begins with "My name...
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