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, Encounter: Chapters 1-2 The author uses the back stories of Irene and Clare and a flashback sequence in these sections. This lesson explores how effective these literary devices are in setting the premise for the story.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Discuss how the flashbacks and back stories of the characters set up conflict and develop one of the main themes of the book.
2) Debate: Divide the class into...
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