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: Syntax is the way an author puts words, sentences, and sections together to form ideas and meanings. Stewart uses whirlwind sentences marked by exclamation points throughout "Breakfast at Kennedy's," resulting in annoying, punctuated sentences. The objective of Lesson #1 is to explore various aspects of Stewart's use of syntax and identify how those techniques contribute to the work.
1) 1) Small group activity: Divide students into groups of 3-4 and...
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