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: In "Another Roadside Attraction," the character of Amanda is quickly established as a hippie, a clairvoyant, and a new-age earth mother. She believes in free love and peace while enjoying exploring her spirituality. Her primary concerns in the beginning of the novel involve releasing more butterflies into North America, showing her affinity with these beautiful, colorful, free-flying animals. She is ultimately gentle and wild, sexually active from...
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