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: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 The author opens the story with the tension between Palmer LaRue and his mother as he turns nine-years-old. The object of this lesson is to better understand this conflict.
1) 1) Class discussion: what does Palmer's mother think of Beans, Mutto and Henry? How does she talk about them? Is this something unusual between parents and their children?
2) Group discussion: how does Palmer feel about Beans, Mutto...
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