Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 4th Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/23/2009 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Intro to class--objectives: papers, grammar, mechanics; rules, grades/expectations, journals

The Essay--a nice definition by Aldous Huxley: the three "poles"--personal/autobiographical, objective/particular, abstract/universal; summarize the three poles powerpoint; read Cosby's "The Baffling Question" and Twain's "The Danger of Lying in Bed" and King's "Why We Crave Horror Movies"; list support for deciding which of the "poles" the two essays fall into


Tuesday:
Quoting sources--definitions; ex.

Expository essay structure/organization: elements of an essay; body organization--definitions; ex.

Writing process--prewriting

Essay of literary analysis: why/how Twain, Cosby, and King offer good examples for Huxley's idea of the three poles of essays--assignment/evaluation criteria

Wednesday:
Quoting sources--ex.

Expository essay structure/organization: elements of an essay; body organization

Essay of literary analysis: why/how Twain, Cosby, and King offer good examples for Huxley's idea of the three poles of essays--drafting



Thursday:
Quoting sources/expository essay structure/organization: elements of an essay; body organization--quiz

Essay of literary analysis: why/how Twain, Cosby, and King offer good examples for Huxley's idea of the three poles of essays--drafting


Friday:
Essay of literary analysis: why/how Twain, Cosby, and King offer good examples for Huxley's idea of the three poles of essays--peer evaluation; revision

Quoting sources/expository essay structure/organization: elements of an essay; body organization--review quiz

 
 
 
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