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: The first line of the story is intended to peak a reader's interest. The objective of this lesson is to look at the way an author gets the reader's attention with the initial line.
1) 1) Discussion: Ask the students how far they would read into a story before giving up on it if there was nothing that immediately peaked their interest.
2) Classwork: Have the students write a line...
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