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: Context "Mother Courage" is set during the 30-Years War. This context is the basis of the book, building the themes and defining the characters. In this lesson, discuss the 30-Years War in order to ensure students will fully understand the context of these characters.
1) 1) Teacher Introduction: Describe the 30-Years War to students (cause, effect, before, after, etc.).
2) Class Discussion: Now that we have a thorough understanding of...
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