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: Book of Abigail "The Keepers of the House" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1965. This prestigious award is given annually for "excellence in journalism and the arts." Other novelists who have won this prize include Cormac McCarthy, Alice Walker, Harper Lee, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway. The objective of this lesson is to gain an understanding of the significance of a Pulitzer Prize upon "The Keepers...
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