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: Chapters 1-6 Chapter 1 introduces Aibileen and the Leefolt family. The objective of this lesson will focus on character and foreshadowing.
1) 1) Class Discussion: The first chapter of this novel is written in the first person point of view of Aibileen. Discuss Aibileen's character with the class, her job, her relationships, and her recent loss. Discuss how Aibileen is treated by the family with whom she works and Aibileen's...
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