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: The setting is during the late 1800s, after slavery has ended and Jim Crow laws are in effect. The objective is to understand these laws and how it affects the play's characters in their old life in Memphis and in their new life in Kansas.
1) 1. Split the students into six groups. Each group is to prepare a seven-minute presentation on either Jim Crow laws in Memphis, Jim...
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