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: Examining emotions. Throughout the chapter, Brian experiences many emotions in a short period of time. For example, Brian recalls his mother's infidelity and feels embarrassed, ashamed, angry and betrayed all at once, a difficult combination to experience, particularly for a 13-year-old. It is important to recognize emotions as they occur and try to understand how to deal with them, even if the emotions are irrational or strange...
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