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: Act 1 The students will be able to identify subplots.
1) Possible Activities:
* Have the students complete a graphic organizer showing the various subplots that are being developed throughout the novel (those of each individual family within the cottages).
* Have the students brainstorm how the interviewer is affected by the individual happenings within the cottages.
* Hold a class discussion on relationships between the different characters within the cottages.
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