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: In Chapter 1, "Slaughter on Fifth Avenue," the author, Neil Gaiman, describes the journey of a character called Barbie into a dream land. The book examines the inner fantasies of a person and suggest that a person has a lot more going on internally than is visible on the outside. Fantasy is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme...
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