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: In this lesson, examine chapter one. The author is dealing with his senile mother, realizing how fragile the balance is between parent and child. He regrets now that he never asked his mother about the past, and she is too far gone in her own memories to tell him. By the same token, she is happier living in her memories than she has been in reality for...
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