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: Chapters 1 through 5 The students will be able to describe character motivation.
* Have the students work in small groups to identify motivations for various events in Chapters 1-5. Some motivations should be explicit and some should be implicit to encourage critical thinking (i.e. Henry's motivation for being embarrassed by his father when out in public (explicit), Why Henry's parents did not leave the car when they...
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