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 the first two chapters, readers receive an introduction to the strange universe that Douglas Adams has created in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The actions of characters often make little or no sense, and this helps create the overall theme of confusion and absurdity in everyday life.
1) 1 - Class discussion: What words describe the characters of this book? What role does Arthur Dent play, compared...
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