Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/08/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Profile--peer evaluation; revision

Literary analysis--read Our Town


Literary analysis--intro: breaking down into its elements--form and content; observing how theme is developed, the significance of place, character development, the narrative voice, conflict and story; read 504-508, read Araby 549-554, read Araby analysis 509-511

Profile--respond to peer evaluation, revision


Profile--revision; turn in draft by end of period

Literary analysis--have Our Town done by Thursday

Literary analysis--discuss Crane: her thesis, what she notices and takes meaning from, what evidence she delivers, ;discuss Our Town: questions--why bare stage? what sort of activities do the characters engage in? how does the playwright force us to suspend our suspension of disbelief? what does Emily say good bye to? what does that suggest about the list from above (what sort of activities do the characters engage in?)?

Commas--review quiz

Literary analysis--centering the analysis, focus; a working arguable thesis; audience assumptions; outline Crane; read 521-531