Daily Lessons for Teaching Geek Love

Katherine Dunn
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Lesson 1 (from Book 1: Chapter 1, The Nuclear Family: His Talk, Her Teeth)


Book 1: Chapter 1, The Nuclear Family: His Talk, Her Teeth

FAMILY HISTORY - The novel opens with Al and Lil Binewski telling their children the story of how they met. A picture is painted of the children all sitting around, at the knees of their parents, learning their family history. Learning about family history is an important way for individuals to learn where they come from, and how they belong. The objective of this lesson is for students to understand the importance of knowing family history and the ways that our histories affect us.


1. Student writing: Have students write an initial autobiography. Their autobiography could express their date and place of birth, their full name (with meanings, if known), schools attended, hobbies, favorite memories, future aspirations, or anything else the student feels is important to their self identity.

2. Class activity: Have students create a time line...

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