Lesson Plans
English 10 1st Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/28/2002 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Intro to John Steinbeck; read "The Grapes of Wrath" chapters 1, 2: grotesque details; the setting.
Review spell/vocab sentences.
Participial phrases: definition, identification; ex. 10, p. 87 (10-20 due).
Themes in "The Wizard of Oz": discuss questions arising from themes.
Review "The Grapes of Wrath": list two themes, at least two questions concerning each.
Essay revision.
Spell/vocab quiz.
"The Grapes of Wrath": discuss themes and questions; Tom's attitude
Read "The Grapes of Wrath" chapters 3, 4; interchapter structure; list themes and questions; list qualities of Casey's philosphy.
Phrases: phrase poetry.
Review spell/vocab quiz.
Review chapters 3-4 "The Grapes of Wrath": Casey's philosophy.
Vision exercise--making themes from Wood's "Appraisal"; connecting themes from video "The Wizard of Oz", "The Grapes of Wrath", and Wood's "Appraisal".
Read chapter 5 "The Grapes of Wrath": the economics of depression agriculture.
Phrases: sentences; verb and participial use.
Video "The Wizard of Oz": themes; connect themes to present day themes.
Refining a set of thematic questions: feasibility, data types.
Read chapter 6 "The Grapes of Wrath": Muley's motivation; Tom's relationship to family.