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 narrator, John, begins letters to his son with a discussion about his own mortality. The objective of this lesson is to understand who the narrator is, his state of mind and health as he writes, and his meditations on death as he foreshadows his end to come.
1) 1) Class Discussion: What are some initial facts about John - specifically, his vocation and his family? What are his...
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