Lesson Plans
English 2 3rd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/10/2011 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Irony--discuss irony in "The Lottery"; definitions: dramatic, situational, verbal; read "Lamb to the Slaughter"; write notes on examples of irony in the story

Theme--definition; examples from "The Lottery"

The sentence--avoiding run ons and fragments: ex. Rev. ex. A, p. 350; due Wednesday

Computer Lab

Irony--discuss irony in "Lamb to the Slaughter"; read "Ransom of Red Chief", write notes on examples of irony in the story

Paragraph structure--analysis/revision (elaboration, coherence, unity): ex. 2, p. 380--any one

Independent Reading

Irony--discuss "Ransom of Red Chief"; exercise sheet: identify the types of irony present in each vignette; read "The Necklace", write notes on the irony

The sentence--review run ons and fragments exercise from Monday

Independent Reading

The sentence--run ons and fragments ex. Rev. ex. B, p. 351 (email)

Irony--discuss irony in "The Necklace"; select one of the three stories, write an essay discussing the irony in one: evaluation--paragraph structure; evaluation criteria: unity, coherence, elaboration, form, "writing rules" checklist

Computer Lab

Irony--type essay on irony

The sentence--review ex. B, type