Lesson Plans
English 2 2nd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/19/2011 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
1. Register at <charitynavigator.org> (use your school email address/password
2. Think about what mission/population you want to support
-select three charities that come close (l)
3. Select four evaluation criteria that are most important to you (l)
4. Chart the three charities using the evaluation criteria
5. Read p.p. 257-270 (Big Green Book)
-Which type of appeal that youve studies does not appear in the reading? (w)
-Youre going to argue for spending our $100,000 on one of your three charities; which type of opinion (see p. 258) will you probably use? (w)
-List types of evidence. (l)
-Write an anecdote that supports the reason on page 258. (p)
-Write a sentence (eight sentences total) that contains a negative-connotation word for each of the following: walk, wife (or husband), speak, eat, give, write, person, dog (s)
-Whats wrong with loaded language? (s)
-Whats the difference between denotation and connotation? (s)
-do the practice exercise p. 261: for each item state whether the italicised word has a positive or negative connotation then re-write the sentence with neutral language
-p. 265 contains four bulleted questions. Which section of a persuasive essay might all of them be found? Select one of the following: Intro, Body, Conclusion (w)
-do exercise p. 270

1. Prepare a 3-5 min. powerpoint presentation with which you convince Mr. Hannan to give to your charity.
-include at least three logical appeals (each must be supported by effective evidence)
-include at least one emotional appeal of at least two types
-summarize the mission/population targeted
-recognize the possible opposition to your arguments
-note the bulleted items on p. 265, and cover them
-avoid at all costs logical fallacies
-stimulate your audience with a colorful, rehearsed presentation; be clear about what you want from your audience
-before presenting, prepare a self evaluation; place checks in the appropriate column (see handout)

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