Objective: Before this lesson, class members shall receive instructions to research Dr. Buchi Emecheta, author of The Wrestling Match. They are to take a look at what influences her topic preferences, writing style, and other aspects. They will also read a short synopsis of the book that the next thirty lessons will focus on. The objective of Daily Lesson 1 is to stimulate student interest in studying The Wrestling Match.
1) Task 1-Small Groups: Have each group discuss: Where Dr. Emecheta grew up, when the author began writing professionally, the types of works she focuses on, what life experiences are likely to have an impact on the author's writing, where The Wrestling Match takes place, the time in which it transpires, and what class members anticipate the story will be about.
Task 2-Papers: Have class members compile single-page papers concerning what they discuss in small groups as well as...
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