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 book opens, we learn that Dr. James Sheppard has been to the scene of a suicide and that the woman's husband died mysteriously a year earlier. James returns home and gets into a discussion with his sister, Caroline, who is quite a gossip. In fact, James doesn't trust her with everything he knows. The objective of this lesson is to explore the topic of gossip...
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