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: Jake struggles with his ethnicity, even changing his name to fit in with American society. He becomes embarrassed by his wife and son's appearance and the way that they act upon their arrival. The objective of this lesson is to analyze the theme of Americanization in "Yekl."
1) 1) Writing assignment: In their journals, students will respond to the following prompt: How does Jake say he has changed since...
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