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 novel begins with Kira, a teenage girl, watching over her mother's dead body in the Field of Leaving. This grim opening serves as a catalyst for future events in the story. The objective of this lesson is to explore the beliefs and traditions surrounding death in Kira's society and how they affect the characters in the story.
1) 1. Class Discussion: As a class, discuss funeral arrangements...
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