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: Author's Preface | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2: This lesson focuses on telling history from fiction. This is important because the author, while knowledgeable about history, creates this book as a work of fiction. However, the book is presented as a previously undiscovered manuscript that brings to light details missing from the memoirs.
1) 1. Have the class brainstorm the differences between a tale of history and a tale of fiction. These differences...
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