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: "Mary Barton" is set in Manchester, England during the Victorian Era. The novel is primarily set during the "Hungry Forties" of the 19th Century. This lesson discusses the setting of the novel, "Mary Barton".
1) 1) Library research: a) Have students research the setting of the novel. Students should not only research Manchester, England, but also Manchester during the 1830's to 1840's.
b) After researching the city as a...
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