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: Introduction Mayra chooses to begin her story with an anecdote of meeting a woman who is in recovery for an eating disorder. Jane, the recovering addict, shows all of the signs of a person dealing with the after effects of an eating disorder. Watching Jane struggle and have a heart attack causes Mayra to take quick action and not only think about Jane, but also reflect on...
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