Daily Lessons for Teaching The Blind Side

Michael Lewis (author)
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Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Back Story)

Objective

Chapter 1, Back Story

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN - In this chapter, the author goes into great detail about the role of offensive linemen in a football game. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore the role of the offensive linemen in a football game, and to discuss why they are important to this story.

Lesson

1.) As a class, create a list of adjectives used to describe linemen by the author of this book. What are linemen's definitive characteristics?

2.) As a class, compare/contrast the role of a linemen in a football game with the role of an linebacker. What is the same about their roles? What is different? Is there anything unexpected/surprising in this comparison?

3.) Do you agree with Bill Parcells that the role of the linemen is changing in American football? Divide the class into two groups for a cross classroom debate. After...

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