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: Jo is watching the sheep when this story opens. The objective of this lesson is to understand what this job entails, what it tells about Jo's personality, and why it's important to the story.
1) 1. Partner Project - Write a job description as if you were a farmer looking for someone to watch over a large flock of sheep. Describe the job details and what traits and characteristics...
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