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: Book 1, The Anatomy of Melancholy : Chapter 1, The Introductory Material Robert Burton doesn't credit himself as the author of these mediations on melancholy. He explains that Democritus and Democritus Junior laid the foundations for these ideas and that he is furthering his work for the modern era. In this lesson, discuss Democritus to better understand the foundations for Burton's discussion.
1) 1) Introduction: Ask the class to discuss what they've...
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