Lesson Plans
English 10 3rd Q 03.04 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/01/2004 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Spell/vocab (from "Jug of Silver") questions.
Review "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"; using the "progression" activity as data, write a paragraph about the story's plot structure.
Read/analyze "Intolerance" essay; discuss problem of intolerance, essay structure.
Read "No Chive Left Behind".
Discuss Topical Essay definition; assignment; prewriting (listing) activity.
Review "No Chive Left Behind"; discuss purpose, reconcile with Topical Essay definition.
Use spell/vocab words (from Jug of Silver) in sentences.
Select any four interesting topics from listing prewriting activity; select any one for topic; turn into thesis statement; using either cluster or freewriting prewriting strategy, develop thesis statement.
Revise writings--computer room.
Review spell/vocab words (from Jug of Silver); definitions.
Drafting Topical Essay; discuss evaluation criteria.
Reading strategies (in preparation for the MCA Reading Test): PALBEG; read/analyze persuasive essay.
Spell/vocab (from Jug of Silver) quiz.
Drafting Topical Essay.
Review PALBEG analysis of persuasive essay; read persuasive essay, analyze using PALBEG........
Logical fallacies (in preparation for the MCA Reading Test); definitions, examples, searching for, writing.
Review spell/vocab quiz.
Drafting Topical Essay.