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: Chapters 1-2 Colson Whitehead has become one of the most critically acclaimed novelists. The objective of this lesson is to learn more about Colson Whitehead as the author of "Sag Harbor" as well as why it is important to know about the author of a text.
1) 1) Focusing Exercise: Have students write for 5 minutes in response to the following prompt: "Why is knowing information about the author important...
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