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 the preface, Philbrick talks about the myth of national origins with the Pilgrims in their wide-brimmed hats and buckled shoes. But he says that he discovered there is more to the story than the landing on Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving. The objective of this lesson is to learn why the author says that the story we know becomes the story we need to know...
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