Lesson Plans
American Literature 1st Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/07/2009 Instructor: Beth Kleven Academics
Labor Day
Syllabus explanation
Journal handout/3 ring binder required
Assign. #1 Handout/explanation of the sheet including vocabulary responsible for
Beginning discussion of early history of America, origin myths, exploration narratives
Timeline study-
Work time

Writing assignment over points from Tuesday. (for grade)
Overview of period and its literature.
Begin to study together "The Earth on the Turtle's Back", "Museum Indians"
Comment writing time/Work time
"A Journey through Texas", "From the Journal of the First Voyage to America"\
Comment writing time
"from Of Plymouth Plantation"
Questions gone over
Vocabulary looked up.
Test #1 over Assign #1 including vocabulary
Visit to Web site on Plymouth Plantation-LCD
Handout of Assign. #2 sheet