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: Part 1, Chapter 1. Norman Mailer uses descriptive text to develop his characters. A character analysis is a good way to learn about the various characters in the book and gain an understanding as to why events happen the way they do. In this lesson, students will learn how to pick out various character traits from the reading in order to develop a full character analysis.
1) 1) Divide the class...
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