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: Micromegas by Voltaire The imagery associated with size in this story is exaggerated. The main character and subordinate character are both described as extremely large and their size is a prominent theme in the story. The objective of this lesson is to examine the notion of size in relation to importance of statue.
1) 1) Class Discussion: As a class, discuss the importance of Micromegas' size in the story...
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