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: The objective is to differentiate subjects worthy of recording from those that are simply mundane. Most of our daily activities are not worth writing about; the job of any writer is to recognize aspects of human character or history that deserve to be memorialized and to create characters with depth.
1) Exercise 1
The author tells us that part of the difficulty in writing his novel was in creating...
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