Lesson Plans
English 2 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/01/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No school--Labor Day

Tuesday: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

Irony--forms: situational, dramatic, verbal--definitions; review "The Lottery": the questions, what Jackson accomplishes with the irony; theme--definition; how Jackson calls attention to theme with the irony

Read "The Ransom of Red Chief"--the many examples of irony: what are expectations regarding crooks'--language/behavior; handout; due Thurs.

Teacher Eval Time--Independent Reading, class demographic activity

See Tuesday Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
a. Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.
c. Use appropriate and varied transitions to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.
e. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

Review "The Ransom of Red Chief", questions, irony; review paragraph elements; write paragraph describing some irony present in the story, evaluation criteria: no run ons/fragments: 5, one run on/fragment: 3, more than one run on/fragment: revise comprehensive: 5, slightly incomplete/undeveloped: 4, gaps in information: revise

Avoiding run ons and fragments--verb/subject identification review (exercise 13)/quiz; sentence elements: direct object, exercise 13 p.457, handout ex.
See Tuesday

Revise paragraphs based on peer evaluation: no run ons/fragments: 5, one run on/fragment: 3, more than one run on/fragment: revise; comprehensive: 5, slightly incomplete/undeveloped: 4, gaps in information: revise; MLA formatted: perfect: 3, less than perfect: revise

Avoiding run ons and fragments--verb/subject: review quiz, remedial exercise handout; sentence elements: direct object--define, identify, review exercises; indirect objects: exercise 14 p. 458, handout ex.