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: In chapter one Odd explains that this story is a memoir. The objective of this lesson is to look at a memoir.
1) 1) Discussion: Have the class agree upon what a memoir is. What is the purpose of a memoir?
2) Classwork: Have the students write a short memoir based on their own experiences. Is writing a memoir easier or harder than fiction? Explain.
3) Homework: Have the students find...
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