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: Section 1: Chapters 1-3 The author of this book wrote in the first person narrative. These first three chapters introduce us to Carter and Sadie as the narrators, and we learn that this book will be told through their perspective. The objective of this lesson will be to discuss some of the reasons why he chose to present this story in that style of narrative.
1) 1) Genre Introduction: Give...
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