Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 3rd Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/25/2008 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Finish first draft of definition essay. Due end of period.
Tuesday:
Using rubrics, peer edit for approx. 45 minutes. Watch for grammar elements, intro, conclusion.
Revise in lab.
Turn in two drafts end of period.
Wednesday:
Discussion: concrete vs abstract definitions
What were your challenges?
Comma introduction: panda joke; why do commas matter? brief history of comma per Lynn Truss
Comma rules
Thursday:
From thisibelieve.org:
essay on beliefs--explanation and guidelines
List on board: things I/you believe in
Comma work
Friday:
In lab: browse through essays at thisibelieve.org. Choose 3 to print.
Read essays with an eye to organization, ideas, work choice, etc. (6-traits)

Cryptoquip for fun.
Homework: read essays; choose a topic
 
 
 
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