Lesson 1 (from Intro through Chapter 9)
Intro through Chapter 9
Chapter 1 begins at Tiger Mountain near Seattle, Washington. The objective of this lesson is to explore Seattle and the state of Washington.
Lead the class in a discussion about Seattle, Washington. Begin with defining the city's geographical location. Ask the students about any current perceptions they have about the city. How have these changed from their perceptions prior to reading the book? How would the students characterize the town in one word? Do the students feel like they want to visit? Why or why not? Do any of the students feel like they would like to live there? Why or why not?
As an in-class exercise, have the students do some online research about Seattle, Washington. Which famous people were born in Seattle? Are there any famous people who live there today? What notable companies have headquarters in Seattle? Are there any...
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