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: This lesson, which can be used as a pre-reading lesson, helps students get to know the book's author, E.L. Konigsburg.
1) 1) Have your students independently research E.L. Konigsburg's biography in groups. When they are finished with their research, ask them to compare their answers out loud. Which groups found information that other groups didn't find?
2) If your groups didn't find this information during their research in...
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