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: Chapter 1 "The Cider House Rules" is the sixth novel by American author John Irving. The novel has subsequently been adapted into an Academy Award winning screenplay and a stage play. The novel follows the story of Homer Wells, an orphan at St. Cloud's Orphanage, and his father figure, Dr. Wilbur Larch who, in addition to delivering babies at the orphanage, illegally performs abortions for women in need...
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