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 Chapter 1 begins with the use of personification. The wind is described as a human force capable of picking up things. Later, metaphors are used to describe the effects of Jones' apartment. The objective here is to have students identify metaphors (including similes and personification) and then to use them in descriptions of their own.
1) Activity 1 - Have students comb through Chapter one...
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