Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 3rd Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/24/2003 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Daily language.
Review conciseness quiz.
Expository essay of definition--list ideas for body paragraphs; decide on tone; draft.
Read essay of definition: "Where Have All the Young Men Gone"--list the strategies of each paragraph.
Draft expository essay of definition.
Read essay of definition:"Not All Terrorists Are Alike" --list the strategies of each paragraph.
Reflections on personal experience narrative due.
Draft expository essay of definition; pass draft to a partner, use the evaluation criteria and guidelines to evaluate; pay particular attention to conciseness and sentence structure (no run on's, no frags).
Daily language--"Fish Story" .
Read "I Want a Wife"; list paragraph accomplishments.
Revise the essay of definition based on partner's comments.
Daily language--list as many uses for a spatula (the one shown) as possible in five minutes.
In groups of two, write (then type) horoscopes for each sign using the example read in class; read a few.
Write a paragraph or two from the first person, "I", point of view of an object in the school. The student is a pen, for example, and complains about Herb's sweaty palms; or the student is a mouse, feeling good about Suzi using the cover of her textbook as a mouse pad instead of Hal, who just scrapes him around on a rough mouse pad; read a few. Due Tuesday, typed.