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 WAR--When the novel opens, Richard Perry, a young high school student is signing up for the army, thinking that he will never see combat. On the way over to Vietnam, no one seems terribly concerned about the war as rumors circulate that peace is not far off. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore the idea of wartime and to discuss the...
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