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: Chapter 1, Fortune (pgs. 3-7) Our introduction to Toby's mother paints a less-than-ideal picture. Toby's mother is taking her son halfway across the country with no realistic expectations. She does not know where they will live and she has no job prospects. The objective of this lesson is to create a basic profile of Toby's mother.
1) In Class Activities
1) Have each student write one thing about Toby's mother...
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