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: Much of the novel takes place in the Congo. Many students will be unfamiliar with this country and its culture. The objective of this lesson is to have students learn more about the country so they will have a greater context in which to put the novel.
1) 1. Assign students to several groups and have them research various aspects of the Congo (such as customs, language, history, climate...
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