Daily Lessons for Teaching The Killer Angels

Michael Shaara
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Daily Lessons

Lesson 1

Objective: Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 1, The Spy In the opening chapter, we are introduced to the relationship between Lee and Longstreet, a relationship that will prove to be important throughout the novel. The objective of this lesson is to examine this relationship and the foreshadowing it offers.

1) Review foreshadowing as a class, if necessary.
2) Divide the class into small groups. Each group should create a visual of the relationship between Lee and Longstreet as introduced in this chapter.
3) Allow time for the groups to share their visuals with the class.
4) Class discussion: How do you think this relationship foreshadows events to come in the novel? Why do you think the author chose to open the novel with this relationship?
5) Homework: Write a journal entry as Harrison, the spy, about your encounter with the revered Lee.

Lesson 2

Objective: Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 1, The Spy In the opening chapter, the scene...

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