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: To begin our class on Pale Fire, we will focus on the last paragraph of the Commentary to Line 172. In this paragraph, John Shade speaks about his students' papers, their desire to force themselves to find symbols, and how they interpret literary works. This quote can be discussed out-of-context without giving away the plot. This is a good way to get students thinking and reading critically as...
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