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: Chapters 1-2 "The Best and the Brightest" begins in the early days of the Kennedy administration, as Kennedy is assembling his cabinet. This lesson discusses Kennedy's election and the recent historical context in which he was elected.
1) 1. Research activity. Give students reference materials and ask them to research the years before Kennedy's election. What were the major issues facing the country? What stance did Kennedy take on...
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