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: Wright complains to his mother that some white children threw a broken bottle at him. His mother beats him until he promises never to again mess around with white people. This lesson teaches Wright to detest his cinder yard, which before he had not thought of as mean or poor. He also learns to think of well-kept, green yards as symbolic of the white people he now...
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