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 One In chapter one, the setting is deduced from descriptions of tractors hauling sugar cane and the dialect used by Snookum, the narrator. The objective of this lesson is to establish the setting of the story, the Deep South, on a sugar cane plantation.
1) 1) Short Introduction Lecture: The author and his other works, all written about the Deep South, where the author grows up. This information...
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