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: Going After Cacciato begins with Cacciato, a dull, child-like soldier in Vietnam, going AWOL with the intent of walking to Paris. His ridiculously illogical plan mirrors the lack of logic of the War itself. The purpose of this lesson is to understand Cacciato as a symbol for an objective-less war.
1) 1. For class discussion: As a class, review adjectives that are used to describe Cacciato in the first...
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