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: 1-5 The novel The Road by Cormac McCarthy has a sparse, bleak feeling that the author communicates through language as well as through the story. From the beginning, the sentences are fragments, rather than the flowing writing a reader would usually expect. The purpose of this lesson is study this fragmented style and how it fits the novel.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Introduce the importance of writing style to...
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