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: Setting. "Jumping the Nail" takes place in La Paloma, California in the present time. The objective of this lesson is to look at setting.
1) 1. Homework. Students will rewrite the basic plot of "Jumping the Nail" and set it in a different era, explaining how the different setting changes the work. For example, what would be different if it was set in the 1950's?
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