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: As the first chapter of the book opens, John is reading a letter from his Aunt Emily. The letter establishes the close relationship between the two. Instead of a typical relationship between an aunt and a nephew, they share a mother/son friendship. Sometimes, people step into our lives and fill the void that other people have left behind.
1) 1. With a classmate, create a family tree. Explain...
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