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: To acquaint students with the concept of tracing ancestry
1) Class Activity: Locate photographs of Harry Truman and those of his parents and grandparents either on the Internet or in the library. Are there similarities in appearance?
Class Discussion: Explore how our genes are passed on from generation to generation, and how traits are learned through stories of our ancestors or by contact with them.
Class Assignment: Hand...
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