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: In Chapters 1-2, Honey Creek, Illinois is described. This lesson will discuss Ruth's hometown and its importance to the story.
1) Class Discussion: Describe Honey Creek, Illinois.
Small Group Activity: Why is this description important? What clues might it give about the story and characters?
Class Discussion: Create a KWL chart for Honey Creek, listing what is known about the town and what the...
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