Lesson Plans
English 2 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/06/2010 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Labor Day--no school
Writing precision--Daily Oral Language

Irony--review "The Ransom of Red Chief": reading quiz; irony review: passages, multiple choice options; revise irony paragraphs

Spell/vocab ("Lamb to the Slaughter")--review handout

Independent Reading

Writing precision--Daily Oral Language


Satire--review definitions, process of; read Harrison Bergeron; questions: what skills does Vonnegut highlight in the story that are handicapped, what idea/institution does Vonnegut attack, what handicap must smart people endure, how does our school/community/country handicap people, if you were the handicapper general how would you handicap the skill of good penmanship/of a good singing voice

Spell/vocab ("Lamb to the Slaughter")--quiz

Writing precision--Daily Oral Language

Satire/theme--review Harrison Bergeron; video interpretations; the tools of satire

Independent Reading

Writing precision--Daily Oral Language

Article of the Week ("School Start Time")--due; next week:""

Satire--how to tell a witch: Cotton Mather, Benjamin Franklin: "A Witch Trial at Mount Holly", what are the tests to determine if a person is a witch, what is Franklin attacking, how do the accused respond when tested