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: Every story begins with an introduction where the tone, characters and plot of the story are introduced. The introduction serves to whet the appetite of the reader and hook them on the story, thus making them want to read further. The objective of this lesson is to examine the introduction and set-up of the novel.
1) Class Discussion: Imagine a general plot line. Where is the introduction of...
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