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: Part 1: Chapters 1-2 Emily and Sarah's lives are forever changed by their parent's divorce. This novel begins in the 1930s, a time when divorce was less common. As a result, Sarah and Emily split their time between visiting with their mother, Pookie, and their father, Walter. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the environments that Emily and Sarah are placed into as a result of...
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