Lesson Plans
College Prep Writing 4th Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/04/2009 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
The personal experience narrative--definition, example: read "Great Grandfather's Crutches," questions: list the two best/favorite examples of figurative language and explain how they work, what type they are

Good Writing (no redundancy, no wordiness, no empty expression, no coordination/subordination flaws, no cliche, no parallelism flaws)--quiz

The personal essay--revision

The personal experience narrative--review example: "Great Grandfather's Crutches"--narrative structure, theme, patterns in figurative language; read the blue book personal experience, the narrative moment; questions

Avoiding the progressives--WWNCTBAV forms (infinitive, conjugated, past, past participle, present participle): definitions; the regular tenses (present, present perfect, past, past perfect, past, future, future perfect): definitions, examples, identification exercises

The personal experience narrative--review example: the blue book essay--the passage of time, use of figurative language, narrative structure, themes, type response; developing place, people, objects: lists of qualities; read example: "Ambush"--imagery (what the narrator notices): list

Avoiding progressives--review forms, tenses; the six progressive tenses: definitions, examples, identification exercises

Avoiding progressives--revision exercise

The personal experience essay--review example: "Ambush"--themes, narrative structure; prewriting

Avoiding progressives--quiz

The personal experience essay--review example: "Ambush"; type paragraph; read unk essay, questions

Avoiding progressives--review