I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away Daily Lesson Calendar

Bill Bryson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 177 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Lesson Calendar

Definitions

  • Review Chapter Abstracts: Chapter abstracts are synopses of each chapter that you can use to review the reading assignments with your students.
  • Daily Lessons: There are 30 daily lessons detailed in this lesson plan. Select a new daily lesson for each day.
  • Fun Activities: There are 20 fun activities in this lesson plan. They serve as a way for students to interact with the material in an enjoyable, educational way.
  • Read Aloud in Class: Ask students to take turns reading aloud from where they left off in their most recent reading assignment. Use the Oral Reading Evaluation Form in this lesson plan to evaluate their reading skills.
  • In-Class Handout: An in-class handout can be one of the quizzes/homework assignments, vocabulary games, worksheets, or an essay/writing assignment. It's something the students can complete and turn in during class, or begin in-class and take home to finish as a homework assignment.

One Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Design Flaws, Room Service, Consuming Pleasures, The Numbers Game, Junk-Food Heaven, How to Have Fun at Home, Tales of the North Woods, The Cupholder Revolution, Number, Please and Friendly People
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Quiz Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Design Flaws, Room Service, Consuming Pleasures, The Numbers Game, Junk-Food Heaven, How to Have Fun at Home, Tales of the North Woods, The Cupholder Revolution, Number, Please and Friendly People

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-15

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-10

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Ah, Summer!, A Day at the Seaside, On Losing a Son, Highway Diversions, Fall in New England, The Best American Holiday, Deck the Halls, Fun in the Snow, The Mysteries of Christmas, Life in a Cold Climate

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Ah, Summer!, A Day at the Seaside, On Losing a Son, Highway Diversions, Fall in New England, The Best American Holiday, Deck the Halls, Fun in the Snow, The Mysteries of Christmas, Life in a Cold Climate

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 16-30

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through The Great Indoors, Death Watch, In Praise of Diners, Shopping Madness, The Fat of the Land, Your New Computer, How to Rent a Car, The Wasteland, The Flying Nightmare and Enough Already and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to The Great Indoors, Death Watch, In Praise of Diners, Shopping Madness, The Fat of the Land, Your New Computer, How to Rent a Car, The Wasteland, The Flying Nightmare and Enough Already

Quiz

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 11-20

Homework Assignment: Read through At a Loss, Old News, Rules for Living, Our Town, Word Play, Last Night on the Titanic, Property News, Life's Technicalities, An Address and Coming Home: Part II and assign an essay, due the week following the test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to At a Loss, Old News, Rules for Living, Our Town, Word Play, Last Night on the Titanic, Property News, Life's Technicalities, An Address and Coming Home: Part II

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

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