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: Setting The setting of the Dark is Rising is an integral part of the novel. The objective of this lesson is to focus on how the setting sets up the opening events in The Dark is Rising.
1) 1) Class Activity- Find and show students pictures of early rural English life. Cooper draws on a lot of the setting from medieval times, so include pictures of a...
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