Daily Lessons for Teaching If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home

Tim O'Brien
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Lesson 1

Objective: Chapter 1, Days The students will be able to understand point of view.

1) Possible Activities:

* Using this opening scene with the villagers, have the students write a description of the events from the point of view of a Viet Cong soldier.
* Have the students discuss how this book would be different if written from the Viet Cong's point of view.
* When the soldiers come across the tunnel, explore with the students how things might be different they had sent a soldier down into the tunnel instead of throwing down two grenades. Have them rewrite this scene with this change.

Homework:

Provide the students with five or six rewritten statements from any source and have them identify from whose point of view they were written.

Challenge:

Provide the students with a passage from the book and have them rewrite it from a different point of view.

Lesson 2

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