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 In this chapter, Garcia Marquez eschews nearly all narrative conventions. This can prove somewhat disorienting at first. The objective of this lesson is to prepare students for the novel's play with time, place, and person. Students will consider both the artistic and the political significance of the novel's opening.
1) 1) Class Discussion: This novel begins in a rather unconventional manner. Ask students to identify the who, what...
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