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: In chapter one, it's explained that Trevor's father is white and lives on the other side of the highway. Trevor grows angry any time someone mentions that fact. The objective of this lesson is to consider racism and its effects on individuals.
1) 1. For class discussion: Why does Trevor become angry when it's suggested that he has a white father? Remember to make students aware of the timeframe...
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