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: Ambuscade: Chapters 1-4 In "Ambuscade", Bayard lives an idealist childhood. Part of this is to due with his home: Mississippi before the Civil War and fairly good relationships with the slaves. In this lesson, discuss the affect of idealism and childhood portrayed in "Ambuscade."
1) 1) Data Collection: Ask the class to list aspects of Bayard's childhood and explain why they are "normal" or what about them is almost...
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