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: Beginning with Chapter 1 of The Names, DeLillo establishes the importance of words with the Ob language and disagreements about Tap's vocabulary. Words have a seemingly mystical power in the novel. The objective of this lesson is to examine words as tools in society.
1) 1. Divide the class into three groups and have each make a list of 10 situations in which words can be used in a given way...
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