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: Heroism Ike frequently comes to the rescue in Chapter 1 and it is clearly part of his nature. In this lesson, discuss the situations surrounding Ike's heroism and his character.
1) 1) Data Collection: As a class, list all "heroic" or "brave" acts by characters in Chapter 1.
2) Groups: Split the class into two groups. Assign Ike's heroism with the cat to one and Ike's heroism with Louise to the other...
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