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: In the opening chapter of the book, the reader is immediately confronted with death - Madrone is unable to heal Consuelo, she recently lost her lover Sandy, and the City is celebrating the Day of the Reaper. Today's objective is to talk about experiences, fears, attitudes, and ways of commemorating death.
1) 1. Have each student share with the class their personal experiences surrounding death and loss.
2. In smaller...
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