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, June 1861 Although the character of Charley Goddard was real, this novel is in the historical fiction genre. The objective of this lesson is to understand historical fiction.
1) Lead the class in a discussion of historical fiction. Have the students compare and contrast the real life of Charley and his family with that of people who actually lived during the Civil War period in America. What similarities...
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