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: One of the ways Zora Neale Hurston makes the story real is by writing the characters' dialogue just as they would speak it. The objective of this lesson is to explore how using dialect can enhance writing.
1) 1) Activity: Divide the class into small groups and assign each group a few lines of dialogue from Chapter 1. Have each group rewrite the dialogue...
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