Lesson Plans
English 10 3rd Q 04.05 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/24/2005 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Writing process--prewriting, drafting, revision, editing, publishing.
Type essays from Friday.
Evaluation criteria review; peer evaluation.
Revise based on peer evaluation.

Book checkout.
Recover from state test of written composition--Video: "Romeo and Juliet".
Finish video: "Romeo and Juliet".

Book report assignment: explain, select books from the Media Center.
Good writing moment: "There was a polar bear in Alaska. He liked it cold. This bear lived on these large ice sheets."

Conciseness--no redundancy, ex. 7, p. 384

Literature study--an introduction to the nature of the class's literature study: survey of genre, mastery of terms.

Plot--definition; spell/vocab list: definitions; read "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", underline the spell/vocab words; definitions from the story; make a list of the plots.

The literary terms: plot, subplot, plot phases (intro to conflict, rising tenstion/complications, technical climax, dramatic climax, denoument), conflict, conflict type (person vs. self, person vs. person, person vs. society, person vs. nature), characterization, motivation, static character, dynamic character, protagonist, antagonist, setting, atmosphere, mood, theme, point of view, tone, symbolism, situational irony, dramatic irony, verbal irony, allusion, genre
Writing moment: "The dodo bird creeps slowly through the high grass of the Serengeti plain. It doesnÂ’t have any natural enemies, so there is no fear in its heart. This makes the bird bold."

Good writing--review redundancy, ex. 7, p. 384; empty expressions: definition, ex. 8, p. 385-386.

Review the spell/vocab words from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"; fill in the blanks ex.

Review "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"; discuss plot structure, conflict types; read "Jug of Silver", questions, identify number of plots, conflict types.