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 setting in both time and place is important to JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE. The objective of this lesson is to understand the play's setting and its significance.
1) 1) Have students research Pittsburgh in 1911 and bring in information to share with the class. Discuss what Pittsburgh was like in 1911: racial makeup, jobs and industry, class divisions, and other aspects of life.
2) Discuss with the class what it...
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