Lesson Plans
College Academic Writing 3rd Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/22/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Subject/verb agreement: with simple subjects and compound subjects--verbs must agree in number with their subjects; circle the verbs and their subjects (and draw lines between) in the first two paragraphs (handout), due Wednesday;

http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/Exercises/QuizHome/8 -> Sentence Grammar -> Subject-Verb Agreement -> do 17, 138, 143, 483, 635, email the results

Finding common ground--review Mae's fairness/impartialness; paragraph responses due

Points of comparison/contrast: a "valid basis for comparison"; analyzing to find common ground: common claims, common arguments, common evidence, common motivation (values, ideology, needs/interest, fears/concerns, priorities/agendas

read Bernard 191-195--list the warrants/evidence on the two sides of the sports drug debate (l); what points of comparison/contrast does Bernard hold up in order to compare the two essays (l), where's Bernard find common ground (p), due Wednesday

Tuesday:
Workshop

Wednesday:
Subject/verb agreement: straight and when separated and with simple subjects and compound subjects--review exercises;

agreement when the subject arrives after the verb ("there are . . ."/"here is"), and when words come between the subject and the verb, do 140, 481, 636, 482

Finding common ground--review the lists from Bernard; consider the biases the two positions bring and the bias Bernard might reveal; read 186-191, 198-200, 206-209

Thursday:
Workshop

Friday:
Subject/verb agreement: review exercises when the subject arrives after the verb ("there are . . ."/"here is"), and when words come between the subject and the verb

agreement when the subject is a relative pronoun, do ex. 769, 20, 983, 984, 567, 568

Finding common ground--review readings

 
 
 
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