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: Quicksand, Chapter One The objective of this lesson will be to take a closer look at the author's initial portrayal of Helga Crane's personality, and her attitude about the school for black children in which she works.
1) 1) In class, discuss the incongruities in Helga's life in this chapter. What elements are in conflict?
2) In small groups, choose two issues that Helga has with Naxos. Are they valid...
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