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: Preface and Chapter 1 "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery" is a nonfiction book by historical writer Eric Foner. Foner has written extensively on history, including a focus on the history of black people in America as well as the Civil War. In 2011, The Fiery Trial was selected as the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, Lincoln Prize and the Bancroft Prize. In this lesson, students are...
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