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: Genre. The author also reminds readers that this story is an allegory, not a historical narrative. The genre of a book is important to many people. Some only read mysteries, some only fantasy, others mainstream novels. The objective of this lesson is to look at genre.
1) 1. Homework. Have the students research the genre of allegory, writing a short paper on it. They may answer questions such as...
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