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 MONKEY WRENCH GANG was published in 1975 and written by Edward Abbey. The aim of this lesson is to introduce the novel.
1) 1. Class discussion. Have the students heard of the novel before? What do the students expect from the book? Why do they expect these things to happen?
2. Brainstorm Edward Abbey's past works with the students. Do his books share similar themes? Divide the students into pairs...
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