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: Part One, A Woman on the Street Homelessness is a serious problem in modern American society. It also figures significantly in this memoir, as the author's mother is homeless. Her homelessness occurs both as a result of the choices that she has made in rejecting mainstream beliefs about what a good life is, and the way that society can marginalize those who are different. The objective of...
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