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: Part 1, Perception: Chapters 1-3 When the novel opens, the setting is 1919, but the reader is quickly thrust back in time when the main characters and President Theodore Roosevelt, a real person, are solving a murder case. This lesson will explore the use of a real person as a character in a fictional novel.
1) 1) Class discussion: When do you first realize Roosevelt is a real person? Why do...
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