Classroom Strategies

Daily Lesson Plans

The Iowa Digital Engagement and Learning (IDEAL) team has put together a set of comprehensive, day-by-day lesson plans for teaching Beloved in the GEL classroom. The lesson plans include secondary material recommendations, quizzes, discussion & analysis guide, and an essay assignment. The lesson plans are organized for both MWF and TTh course schedules:
- File Lesson plans for MWF classes
- File Lesson plans for TTh classes

Note that one lesson focuses on the novel's place within the magical realist genre. This lesson references a secondary reading, which can be accessed PDF icon here.