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: Mark Winegardner takes a familiar story written by a different author, The Godfather by Mario Puzo, and begins the task of telling a new story about someone else's characters. Not coming up with the characters on his own, the author's hands are somewhat tied in an effort to be true to the original writing. The object of this Lesson Plan is to examine the benefits and challenges...
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