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: Chapters One and Two The first part of Yellow Raft in Blue water is told from the point of view of fifteen year old Rayona, who has a Native American mother and an African American father. The objective of this lesson is understanding the importance of ethnic identity to the story.
1) Tasks, Ideas, Challenges and Homework
1. Class Discussion: Discuss as a class Rayona's identity as a daughter...
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