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 That Was Then, This Is Now was published in 1971. The name of the town that it takes place in is never mentioned, but it seems to be a fairly large city somewhere in the American mid-west. The objective of this daily lesson is to explore the setting of the novel.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Students speculate on which city they think this story could possibly take place in...
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