Lesson Plans
English 10 2nd Q 03.04 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/08/2003 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Review "Tom Sawyer" chapters 27-30; discuss characterization exercise; read chapters 31-34; view Mark Twain biography video.
Literary contructivism--connect details from Mark Twain's life to details from "Tom Sawyer."
View video interpretations of the literary elements.
Finish video of Mark Twain biography.
Work on presentations of civilization systems in Tom Sawyer's life, and on the literary effects present in the "Tom Sawyer".
Read "Tom Sawyer" chapter 35 and Conclusion.
Review literary elements/literary effects--plot/conflict, characterization, setting, point of view, theme, hyperbole, metaphor, superstition, sarcasm, irony, aphorism, symbol.
Quiz on "Tom Sawyer".
Quiz on literary elements/literary effects.
The topical essay--introduction: definition, example; review writing criteria: clarity (no redundance, sentence variety and reduction methods), coherence, form.
Writing skills--daily oral langugage exercise; specificity: do exercise 1, p. 380; connotation/denotation: do exercise 2, p. 380.
Review quiz on "Tom Sawyer".
Review quiz on literary elements/effects.
The topical essay: definition, example, analysis.
Writing skills--daily oral language; eliminiating loaded words, exercise 6, p. 383
The topical essay: definition, example, analysis.
Writing skills--figurative language: metaphor, simile, personification: examples; exercise (handout).
Writing process review--prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, publishing; prewriting strategies: clustering, freewriting, questioning, listing, outlining; practice.