Lesson Plans
English 10 3rd Q 03.04 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/26/2004 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Review the elements of an expository paragraph; topic sentence writing/supporting sentence writing--type paragraphs from Friday; topic sentence expectations/supporting strategy exercise.
Limiting a subject--steps; ex. 9, p. 419 (handout).

The expository essay--definition; expository essay elements: intro, body, conclusion; examples.
The writing process--prewriting, drafting, revision, editing, publishing.
Prewriting strategies.
Tuesday:
Post MCA--Writing debriefing.
Wednesday:
Effective sentences in an expository paragraph--varying sentence beginnings/structure/lenght; paragraph writing exercise: select a topic sentence from the topic sentence expectations/supporting strategy exercise or the limiting a subject exercise on Monday. Write the same paragraph twice, varying sentence beginnings.
Review the sentence, sentence problems (run on, frag, redundancy, empty expression), sentence effectiveness (precise langauge--connotation/denotation, figurative language--personification, metaphor, simile), and variety. Review the expository essay elements. Review writing process.
Thursday:
Type paragraphs from Wednesday.
Review the sentence, sentence problems (run on, frag, redundancy, empty expression), sentence effectiveness (precise langauge--connotation/denotation, figurative language--personification, metaphor, simile), and variety. Review the expository paragraph and essay elements. Review writing process.
Friday:
Quiz on the sentence, paragraph, essay, writing process, sentence effectiveness, sentence problems.
Video: Much Ado About Nothing.
 
 
 
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