Lesson Plans
English 2 3rd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/01/2010 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
"To Kill"--finish chapter 1: Dill's arrival, the story of Boo Radley; what's unusual about Dill? what might explain his special ability to conjure "eccentric plans, strange longings, and quaint fancies"? list words the author uses to describe the Radley place that have sinister connotations; Jem suggests Boo Radley is a "ghost" chained in his house, but Atticus says that there are "other ways of making people into ghosts." What's another way of making a person into a ghost?

Spell/vocab: "ToKill" 1--flashcards; identify forms in groups; the "not alloweds" list; format; use in original story

Notebooks due
Independent Reading

Figurative language--figurative language: metaphor, simile, personification--examples, identification, handout

"To Kill"--review questions from Monday; read chapter 2; questions
"To Kill"--draw a map of the neighborhood (don't forget to include the school yard); read chapter 2; what's the biggest mistake Miss Carolyn makes? what's he rough start suggest about her new environment?; type two of the three paragraphs

Figurative language--review ex. from Tuesday; find examples in chapter 1 and chapter 2; writing figurative langauge, labeling: two examples of metaphor, simile, and personification

Spell/vocab: "To Kill" 1--revise original stories; questions
Independent Reading

Figurative language--symbolism/figurative language handout

Spell/vocab: "To Kill" 1--review questions
Article of the Week: "Yoga Job"--due; new article: "": due Friday

Spell/vocab: "To Kill" 1--quiz

Figurative language--review symbolism/figurative language handout

"To Kill"--read chapter 3, questions; spell/vocab 3: list, fill in sentence blanks