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: The tension and division between social classes emerges immediately in Chapter 1. The objective of this lesson is to discuss this tension as a theme in the novel.
1) 1) Discussion: How are the Socs different from the greasers? Why don't they like each other or get along? Do you see similar rivalries here at school or in your daily life? Why is it significant that S.E. Hinton capitalizes...
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