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: The author spends a great deal of the first chapter explaining why people never expected an invasion from Mars. This set up a major theme of the novel: Humans and the English in particular, feel superior to others and immune to outside attack. In this lesson, the students will describe the reasons why humans feel superior, and examine the author's treatment of this theme in the first...
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