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: In "Time Since," Ivan compares memory to sagas. The objective of this lesson is to discuss memory and what it means to Ivan.
1) Class discussion: What analogy does Ivan use to describe memory? What is remarkable about the memories that are stored in one brain? How does memory light up Ivan's days? How do memories appear in rote moments? Is there a well-defined path that...
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