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: Pages 1 - 40 Erma Bombeck was one of the country's most well-known and prolific humorists before her death in the nineties. Her humor is based on observing the average absurdities that pervade everyday life, from the inability of a child to change an empty toilet paper roll to the overly stylized, slick humor of the sitcom family. Bombeck was a stay-at-home mother and housewife for years, from which...
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