Lesson Plans
English 10 4th Q 01.02 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/08/2002 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Review MCA tasks; lecture on bias, point of view, background; analyze (make a list) qualities of the dog essay in terms of bias, point of view, and backgroud that might lead one to accept the arguements in the article and those that might lead on to not accept the arguments.
Read "All the Years of her Life", list themes and content that supports your idea of theme.
Tuesday:
Do main idea, supporting idea, fact/opinion, bias, point of view, background analysis of fuel efficient cars articles.
Discuss theme in "All the Years of her Life"; turn notes into mini-essay--thesis: a statement of theme.
Writing lab.
Wednesday:
MCA task: analyzing the credibility of evidence; analyzing the logic of reasoning: logical fallacies--red herring, ad hominem, begging the questions, bandwagon; sell a product using each of the four fallacies; analyze the logic of reasoning in "Attack Sadam" article.
Read "Split Cherry Tree", list themes, note support for the themes on your list.
Thursday:
Discuss theme in "Split Cherry Tree"; turn notes into mini-essay--thesis: a statement of theme.
Writing lab.
MCA task: analyzing the credibility of evidence; analyzing the logic of reasoning: logical fallacies--faulty analogy, past belief, quick fix, either/or; sell a product using each of the four fallacies; analyze the logic of reasoning in "Yes" fuel efficient car article.

Friday:
Review MCA reading test tasks. Do sample test.
Review the literary elements; mini-lecture: point of view; read My Side of the Story; discuss point of view.
 
 
 
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