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: From the very start of the novel, the author paints a vivid picture of the main character, Hazel Motes. The objective of this lesson is to identify and analyze the Hazel's characteristics (physical and personality).
1) 1) Divide the class into small groups. Ask each group to create a visual representation of Hazel's character as it is presented in this first chapter. They can either create a detailed drawing...
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