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: Chapter 1, The Foul Ball FRIENDSHIP - When the novel opens, it becomes quite clear that Johnny Wheelwright is friends with Owen Meany even though the rest of the kids tease him mercilessly. The objective of this lesson is to explore the friendship between the two boys and discover the meaning of this relationship for them as individuals.
1) 1.) Class activity. As a class, create a list of reasons...
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