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: Foreword. Author Sebastian Junger states that "The Perfect Storm" is based on fact, attributing all interviews to the principals. His intention is good and noble. However, Junger seasons the book with fiction in order to achieve continuity. The objective of this lesson is to be able to recognize the difference between fact and fiction in a work that is interspersed with both.
1) 1) Class discussion. What is a...
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