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: In Act 1, Scene 1, even though the boys do not want to stay with their grandmother, they come to understand that their father is doing an honorable thing by taking this job. This lesson will discuss sacrifice and understanding.
1) Class Discussion: Where are the boys, Jay and Arty, to be left? Why?
Small Group Activity: Do the boys understand why their father is leaving? What are both the...
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