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Daily Lessons for Teaching The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 140 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Daily Lessons

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.

Lesson 1

Objective: The first chapter, "The Things They Carried," contains an abundance of symbolism. Have students identify instances of symbolism in the text and discuss/analyze the significance.

1) Tasks, Ideas, Challenges and Homework

1) Ask students to write down everything they carry right now. What things do they carry are in common with other students and what things are unique to them? What do the unique items say about them...

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