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 name of the neighborhood is the Bottom, for a number of obvious reasons. Today's objective is to discuss the role of names in how we perceive certain things in our lives.
1) 1. Have each student look up the meaning of their own name and share with the class whether they think it is appropriate.
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether or not they think Bottom is...
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