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: Part 1, Parable The objective of this lesson is to consider what makes a thing valuable, and how loss of something valuable can be significant.
1) 1) Discuss in class the significance of the white swan. Why is the swan a surprise? Why is she so highly valued? Does her color hold significance?
2) This is a very short "chapter" in the book, but packed with meaning. Have the class divide...
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