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: Chapter 1: The Airmail Bowling Ball The Bedloe family lives on Waverly Street, which is one block long and filled with small clapboard houses and old maple trees. Everyone knows each other and each house fills a particular role, such as the "foreigners," and "the newlyweds." The Bedloe family lives at number eight and all important family events take place at the house. This lesson will explore the...
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