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: Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2 The student will take notes on the background for the novel RAGTIME and about the novelist, E. L. Doctorow. The student will collect information about Doctorow's writing style.
1) 1. The teacher begins the course by giving background information on the history of America in the time of the novel. Some important people to mention include President Theodore Roosevelt, President William H. Taft, Harry Houdini, J...
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