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: Sir Walter Scott wrote many novels, short stories, and poems during his lifetime, and is credited with inventing the modern historical novel. This lesson discusses the author of the novel "Ivanhoe," by Sir Walter Scott.
1) 1) Library research: Have the students research the author, Sir Walter Scott. Explore other works he has written, as well as his educational and personal background. Take a look at other authors' critiques...
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