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: Foreword The foreword to the book, The Freedom Writers Diary, is written by Zlata Filipovic. Zlata writes a diary of her own about her experiences in Bosnia. The objective of this lesson is to learn about Zlata's diary.
1) 1) Research: Research the Bosnian War. Why did the war start? Who fought against whom? Where is Bosnia located? When was the war fought?
2) Class Discussion: Why did Zlata begin...
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