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: Prologue | Chapter 1 The students will be able to identify the main idea of a section/chapter/novel.
1) Possible Activities:
* Have the students hold a class discussion to determine what they believe is the main idea of this chapter (family history and life history).
* Have the students work in pairs to develop definitions, similarities and differences between the concepts of main idea, central message and theme.
* Have the...
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