Lesson Plans
College Composition 4th Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/21/2011 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Review from "An American Childhood"--the exquisite, the paradox, the anticlimax, Dillard's choices; review "Death of the Moth" and "Living Like a Weasel"

Review St. Martin's exercises

Clarity--review: specificity, no redundancy, no cliche, no empty expressions, no wordiness; specificity/sensory detail, showing vs. telling: read 26-28; do selected problems (A3, B1-3, C1-3), do ex. 119, ex. 251, ex. 252, ex. 253 at the St. Martin's website (print out results)

Read "When the Walls Came Tumbling Down", read to 33, respond A2, B1-3

Review "When the Walls . . ." and the reading from Monday

Selecting an event: criteria; read 42-52; select event: what's the conflict? who's the characters? where's it take place? why is it important?

Discuss each others events

Narrative project--assignment; drafting

Narrative project--drafting

Narrative project--evaluation criteria; peer evaluation; revision