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: Chapters 1 through 14 describe Grant's family and their influence on his life. This lesson will discuss Grant's parentage and his admittance into West Point.
1) Class Discussion: Describe Grant's parents. How do they compare to parents of today?
Small Group Activity: Why was Grant reluctant to believe he should attend West Point? What does this reveal about his character? How was he able to...
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