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: Introduction: Editor Alistair Cooke provides several reasons why he did or did not include certain material in the book. This lesson will talk about the editor's process.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Discuss the material that Alistair Cooke decided to include--Mencken's political writings of the 1920s, his art criticism, his Baltimore nostalgia--and what was not included--Mencken's work on language and grammar, and most of Mencken's political work from the 1930s...
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