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: Prologue and Chapters 1-2 "The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg" is a non-fiction biography describing the complex life and career of baseball player and American spy Morris "Moe" Berg. Author Nicholas Dawidoff has many things in common with Moe Berg, the most obvious being their love of sports and their Ivy League educations. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book...
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