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: Much of Slaughterhouse-Five is set in a specific historical time and place. During the book, the author references specific historical events, such as the firebombing of Dresden and the Children's Crusade. In this lesson, students will look at historical fiction as a genre.
1) 1) In class discussion, ask students to define what historical fiction consists of. Ask students to provide examples of stories that are set in specific...
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