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: Pages 191-207 The opening chapter establishes this book within the tradition of folklore and folk telling. The characters and their adventures are somewhat fantastical (derived from the Yoruba tradition), and there is also a sense of didacticism. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the meaning of folklore.
1) 1) Individual Activity: Have the students brainstorm for a few minutes the meaning of "folklore" and "folk telling." Ask...
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