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: In his story, "Where I'm Calling From," Raymond Carver shows the stigma and shame attached to alcoholism. For example, the narrator does not even tell his first name and calls himself "a drunk." The objective of this lesson is to look at how stigma affects people's feelings of self-worth, and how it used in our society.
1) 1. Class discussion: Have the students call out negative words or phrases...
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