Daily Lessons for Teaching Gates of Fire

Steven Pressfield
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 160 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Lesson 1 (from Book 1: Xerxes, Chapter 1 - 4)

Objective

The objective of this lesson is to show the students how the author used two narrators in the telling of the story.

Lesson

1. For class discussion: Have students discuss why the author uses the two narrators rather than only one.

2. For homework: Have students write an essay explaining how the author uses his two narrators to give himself the freedom to jump back and forth between history and events that are current to the story. Have students answer the question, "Is this an effective literary tool?"

3. For class work: Have students write a paragraph explaining the reason the author jumps from the current events of the story to either Spartan history or Xeones' personal history. Why does he feel that it is necessary to do this throughout the whole book?

Lesson 2 (from Book 1: Xerxes, Chapter 1 - 4)

Objective

The ancient Spartans are a very superstitious and religious people, and their beliefs affect...

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