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: "The Princess Diaries" is based around the diary kept by Mia Thermopolis, Princess of Genovia. Mia was given the book to help her express suppressed feelings and thoughts that might otherwise be bottled up inside. Discuss the premise of Mia's diary.
1) 1. As a class, discuss how Mia's diary creates the framework for the book. Is this a creative and effective way to structure a book? Debate. Do...
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