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: The character of Jimmie Blacksmith is introduced as a "half-breed" who has recently married a white woman. His uncle, Tabidgi Jackie Smolders, sets out to protect Jimmie from his white marriage. As the novel is mainly set in "white society," this chapter serves to give the reader a glimpse of Jimmie's life with the Mungindi tribe. This lesson discusses the author's use of exposition.
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