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: Chapter 1: Micromotives and Macrobehavior 'Micromotives and Macrobehavior' was published in 1981, when race and segregation were contemporary issues, and it turned segregation into a matter of individual preferences. This lesson discusses the historical situation of the late 1970s and early 1980s, which was the setting for the book.
1) 1. Research activity. Give students reference materials and ask them to research the history of race relations and segregation in America--not...
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