Daily Lessons for Teaching The Hotel New Hampshire

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Lesson 1

Objective: The Bear Called State O' Maine Knowing the background of an author can help a reader understand a literary text on a much deeper level -- especially for an author as quirky as John Irving. The objective of this lesson is to provide the class with information on John Irving.

1) Begin class with a focusing exercise. Have students write for 5 minutes in response to the following prompt: "Why is knowing information about the author important when reading a text?" Collect their responses.

2) Class lecture: Lecture the class for 5-10 minutes with some information about John Irving. Who is he? What is he known for? What is/was his life like? His education? What are his books best known for? What has been the controversies surrounding "The Hotel New Hampshire" (without giving away any plot details, of course) and his other books (The World According to Garp...

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