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: Motivation is the root of what drives a character to act. In The Ghost Road, Billy Prior wants to return to war. This lesson will discuss motivation and how it shapes the choices made by a character.
1) 1) Class discussion: What is motivation? How does it drive a story? What is Billy's motivation at the beginning of the novel? What is the reason that Billy wants to return...
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