Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 2nd Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/26/2015 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Seniors at College Fair--no class

Class intro--objectives/common core standards; grading: papers major and minor; quizzes: comma use, avoiding passive voice/progressive tense, the apostrophe; notebook: daily dated summary, twice weekly response to class; rules

Intro to first major writing--personal experience, driven by the moment, delivering a point; contains setting, character, point of view, plot/conflict; compelling reading, vivid, meaningful, significant; think about options: due tomorrow--three moments

Writing sample: read the inside cover, p.p. 1-12, focus on the quotes from writers, choose one that's most important, inspiring, etc.; select one quote and say why it's meaningful (p)

Type writing sample

See Monday

More on the personal experience: read p.p. 14-18; narration: dealing with time/tense, read 615-627, do ex. 14.4, 14.6, 14.10

Review p.p. 14-18: basic features: story, vivid, significant; purpose: to make sense, impress, satisfy, make understandable, come to terms, entertain, confront, relive, rationalize; audience; review narration p.p.615-627, the exercises

Read Dillard ("Living Like Weasels"), the figurative language), the transcendent moments, the significance

Description--naming, detailing, comparing: characteristics--what's a human: list characteristics, what's an object: list characteristics, what's an emotion--make a checklist; the senses--make a checklist; read p.p. 628-630 do ex. 15.1, use the check list to show what characteristics, emotions, senses you included

Description--Type 15.1 paper, turn in with lists

Personal experience--read 23-27, do 26/5; read Dillard ("An American Childhood"), what's the transcendent moment; discuss topics from Monday