Lesson Plans
American Literature 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/20/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Intro to class--goals, grad standards: change to "I can" statements; rules, materials: notebook, post-it notes, black pen; rules: food, drink, respect; grading: scale, daily work, quizzes, papers, projects; a map of the class

Literature--definitions; literary analysis: genre, theme, form, lessons from reading old stuff: gender, race/culture, economics, religion/beliefs/values

Creation accounts--words review then Genesis, Cherokee, Cheyenne: similarities/differences

Creation accounts: criteria to use for comparison/contrast

Computer room--log in; create/save a document; read Creation accounts--Christian: read Genesis chapters 1-2: http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Genesis-Chapter-1/; list characteristics considering the criteria

Sub--Mrs. Jansma

Computer room--pull up readings; find vocab words in context

Creation accounts--Cherokee: read http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-twoworlds/1672, Cheyenne: read http://iss.schoolwires.com/cms/lib4/NC01000579/Centricity/Domain/3158/How_the_World_Was_Made.pdf; list characteristics considering the criteria

Creation accounts--similarities/differences: biggest differences/similarities discussion: three groups Gen/Chero, Chero/Chey, Gen/Chey; Native American culture: http://www.learn360.com/ShowVideo.aspx?ID=235730

Spell/vocab: use word in original story

The Northern Europeans--read the events in the timeline (p.p. 4-5).

1. What event stands out between 1490 and 1640? Say which event stands out in a topic sentence and finish a paragraph answering why you think so. (p)

2. How many years are there between the first English colony at Roanoke Island and the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Why do you think it took so long to establish a permanent settlement? (p)

3. Draw a rough map of the east coast of the United States. Mark the locations of Roanoke Island, Jamestown, and Plymouth.

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