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: Chapter 1. This novel is historical fiction and is set in a time and place far removed from American society today. The objective of this lesson is to establish knowledge about slavery and the antebellum South in order to put the story in historical context.
1) 1. As a quick writing assignment, each student should write the words "Slavery and the Antebellum South" on a fresh page and then silently...
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