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: The novel, Giants in the Earth, is very relevant to American history. It can be seen as a work of historical fiction, casting the Hansa family as the brave pioneer family heading out West into the unknown carrying all of their worldly possessions in wagons. However, these characters are introduced as rather unimportant, everyday people even despite what the title of the novel may suggest. This lesson...
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