Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 2nd Q 16.17 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/12/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Avoiding passive voice/progressive tense--review quiz

Profile writing--basic intro: purpose: to deliver a unique perspective, to learn, to inform, to engage/amuse;

range of content options: person, organization, club, activity, institution

three structural options--narrative/topical/mixed;

sources: observations, interview (leading to summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting), research;

roles: spectator/detached observer, participant observer;

read 64-73; questions on Cable: which paragraphs might one consider predominantly topical? narrative? where's the information come from pars. 22-23?, is Cable a "spectator/detached observer" or "participant observer"? why paraphrase in 6 and quote in 10? what might Cable's purpose be? (single sentence)

Profile writing--review Cable and questions

Commas--after intro elements: after intro verbal phrases, after a long intro prep. phrase, after intro transitions, after intro direct address, after intro added element, after intro nominative absolute, after affirmation or denial: examples;

do ex. A in handout

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Personal experience narrative--revision

Commas--review commas after intro elements

Profile--read 74-78; what's the "most important writing strategy" used in profiles? what's Edge "cover"; do 78, 3 (write out each) and 4 (paragraph)

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Profile--review Edge: the most important writing strategy, what he "covers", review 78, 3: what he names, four descriptive details, fig. lang.; type response to 4 (paragraph);

read 78-86

Personal experience narrative--revision

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Profile--review Orlean; do 87-3, list "speaker tags", find them in Orlean, contrast paraphrase and quote, the use of narrative in Orlean; read 87-89

Personal experience narrative--revision