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 The character of Peyton Farquhar was not real yet the story is set against a real event, the Civil War, placing this story in the historical fiction genre. The objective of this lesson is to understand historical fiction.
1) Lead the class in a discussion of historical fiction. Have the students compare and contrast the life of Peyton and his family with that...
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