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 setting is the time and place in which a story takes place. Setting is important in understanding the circumstances and surroundings of the characters and how those circumstances can sometimes influence the decisions the characters make. Today's lesson is on the literary element: setting.
1) 1) Have students define the literary element, setting. Then, hold a class discussion on how the setting of a story can influence the...
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