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: The First Veil (pages 1-22). Ellen Cherry, Boomer, and Buddy, three of the main characters, are introduced in this section. This lesson focuses on characterization.
1) 1) Class Activity: As a class, have students create a list of characteristics and actions that we know about each of these character from this section. List things that the narrator explicitly tells the reader about a character's personality or things that they...
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