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: Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 GENERATIONS - In these opening chapters, the reader begins to see the distinction between the first, second, and third generation Japanese-Americans in the novel, and Naomi Nakane's family. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore the idea of a changing lineage, and to discuss the differentiations between the characters' relationships to their ethnicity.
1) 1.) As a class, create a three-columned list for the...
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