Lesson Plans
American Literature 4th Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/11/2015 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Life on the Mississippi and The Celebrated Frog--vocab ex. review; read Life

Twain--Burns's bio video

Juniors take ACT

The Celebrated Jumping Frog--read, do quiz handout on Life and Frog

Theater performance 10:30

Life on the Mississippi and The Celebrated Frog--review quiz

Roughing It--intro, the incongruity (paradox) of Twain's characters: romantic yet despicable--Slade; name three winners of the Mark Twain prize, list the jobs in the Roughing It passage, how much does Dimsdale's book cost on Amazon, what's the last straw that finally gets Slade arrested?, find an example of a paradox in the story for a bonus

Twain--Burns's bio video

Roughing It--review questions; the significance of Huckleberry Finn: Huck's facing the norms and sanctification of slavery; see the Burns's bio video