Lesson Plans
English 2 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/19/2013 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Intro to class--objectives/standards: reading: inference--irony, satire, reading for research, writing summary, writing to report research, creative writing, vocabulary study, persuasion, video interpretation; grading: writings--30%, quizzes/reading response--30%, daily work--30%, participation--10%; grading scale; rules--respect: for self, classmates, teacher, building

Weekly reading--topics: see Points of View Reference Center, list three and two questions related to each; read on topic and create a bibliography: a list of readings, a roadmap; finding readings: infotrac/galenet: (wwghome->Resources->Media Center) keyword searching narrowed: full text, academic journal; citiing sources for the bibliography: view Owl (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/), citation at bottom

Go to Google, create a folder in Drive--English 2. Inside English 2 create a folder called Readings. Inside Readings create a document called YourTopicBibliography

Find a reading; add to Bibliography document; respond in email to hannan@wwgschools.org: the title, the top two ideas, due Friday midnight

Email me; wait for response

Tuesday:
Reading--literal comprehension vs. inferential comprehension defined; understanding irony as inferential skill: three types--dramatic, situational, verbal; situational irony: defined, examples (http://ed.ted.com/lessons/situational-irony-the-opposite-of-what-you-think-christopher-warner), what one normally expects after winning a lottery; read "The Lottery", respond; response expectations: words, sentences, paragraph, list

Independent reading--find a book, reading
Wednesday:
Writing--sentences, fragments, and run ons: defined, exercise, review; sentence types: simple sentences (single independent clause) and compound sentences (at least two independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction), exercises, review

Reading--review "The Lottery": the irony and type, theme; finish reading response of The Lottery, due Thursday

Thursday:
Reading--situational irony review, read "Ransom of Red Chief", reading response, due Friday

Writing--types of sentences: simple and compound sentence review exercise; independent clause and subordinate clause: make subordinate clauses using subordinating conjunctions, more exercise; sentence, fragment, run on: independent clauses separated by comma, exercise due Friday

Friday:
Reading--review situational irony: view (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYq2d7iKKhk) to dramatic irony; dramatic irony defined, finish video; read "Lamb to the Slaughter", reading response due Monday

Writing--sentence, fragment, run on review (with comma placement), due Monday; independent clause and subordinate clause exercise due Monday; sentence types: simple, compound, and complex--exercise (with comma placement) and review exercise, review

 
 
 
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