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 Several of the main characters are introduced in this first chapter. Discuss the importance of character and character traits to the development of a plot.
1) 1) Divide the students into groups of four or five. Have each group do one of the following:
Write character sketches of the main characters of the novel based on information provided in the first paragraph.
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