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: Letter/Journal 1 - 9: This book is formatted differently from a narrative. Instead of being a storyline, the story is told through letters and journals. This lesson will focus on how the format of the book differs from other books and what that means for the story.
1) 1. Split the class into small groups. Have each small group create a list of differences between a traditional narrative and this...
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