Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 2nd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/22/2010 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No class--Hmong New Year celebration

Problem/solution essay--qualities/guidelines, example; RAP sheet:
Read: 104-106
Focus: patterns; the guidelines
Vocabulary: indifference, many-facete, apathy, convictions, order of importance, tentative

Read: "Our Children Can't Read" (handout)
Focus: patterns; how's the pattern differ from the three "standard" patterns
Vocabulary: stagnation, remedies, adopt, marginally, literate/illiterate

Underline the words above in the book; write a paragraph or paragraphs on the structure of the piece, is it problem heavy, solution heavy, note the problem solution pattern within the paragraphs

Avoiding passive and progressive constructions--verb tense, regular, chart and title examples; identification exercise, a step by step analysis

Problem/solution essay--discuss then type paragraph(s) on problem/solution pattern in "Our Children . . ."

No school--Thanksgiving break

No school--Thanksgiving break