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. As the novel begins, Asher immediately explains who his parents are and who their families were. Thereafter, Aryeh and Asher continually think about their roles in relation to the family line; Asher, for example, often dreams of his terrifying mythic ancestor due to his feelings of guilt as he pursues his art. The objective of this lesson is to think about how family history influences personal...
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