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 the introduction to "The Turn of the Screw", a group gathers to tell ghost stories. Douglas offers to recount a tale he once heard, and when the group agrees, he sends for the manuscript that tells the story that serves as the rest of the novel. This introduction serves as a frame story, which then changes to a first person narrative for the remainder of the...
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