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: Emile Zola. Germinal is an important novel about work relationships and political movements. It was written at the end of the nineteenth century by Émile Zola, a prolific French writer of the era; it soon became a classic text everywhere around the world. The author spent nearly a year studying the world of the miners and the mechanics of social conflicts that were plaguing Europe in the...
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