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: Chapters 1 and 2 introduce the reader to the narrator, Reta Winters, who states that she is experiencing a period of profound loss and grief. The objective of this lesson is to understand who she is, her state of mind and feelings, and the reason for her suffering.
1) 1) Class Discussion: What are some of the facts about Reta and her family as the novel opens? What do we learn...
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