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 Walter Dean Myers has a knack for getting into a teen's frame of mind. The objective of this lesson is to research the author and find out how he uses his writing to connect with teens.
1) 1) Writing: Write a short biography on the life of the author.
2) Group Work: In small groups discuss how the author's life qualified him to write a book like this. What...
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