Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 4th Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/06/2009 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Quotation marks/underlining--review quiz

The personal essay--review Didion, shocking details, qualities of wind--types (breeze, gale), sounds of (wail, moan, whisper), velocity, scent, weight, density, effects on objects and people and landscape, figurative expression, book titles/song titles; read "Living Like a Weasel," Anne Dillard, questions

Essay of Literary Analysis--review

Review prewriting strategies reading (blue book)--add to the list; which is preferred

The personal essay--review Dillard: what she learns from the weasel, a transcendent experience; what an animal thinks/feels/observes/desires: animal qualities, questions; read "Death of the Moth," Woolf

The personal essay--review Woolf: voice, figurative language; the assignmnt: write a personal essay, 500 words in scope, formal form, evaluation criteria: form, sentence structure, coherence, paragraph development; select a prewriting strategy, prewrite

The personal essay--prewriting/drafting

The apostrophe--definitions, examples, exercise

Spring break--no class