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 the first chapter of "Taft" is concerned with John Nickel's day-to-day existence. His life's ambition of being a musician has given way to resignation as a bar-owner. His work reveals the driving objectives in his life. The objective of this lesson is to examine what work reveals about character in the novel.
1) 1. For class discussion: As a class, make a list of the activities involved...
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