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: Setting allows the reader an insight into the historical background of the piece. It can also lend an understanding to characterization. Chapter 1 gives the reader the historical setting. The novel is based in a small countryside town outside of London during WWII. The objective is to identify the setting and see how it establishes the characters of Chapter 1.
1) 1. Class Discussion: What war is happening as the novel...
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