Lesson Plans
English 2 3rd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/09/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Spell/vocab--review story blanks; questions handout

Persuasion--review "Force Fed Television"; the scenario: I have $100k, which charity should I spend it on? charity categories, evaluation criteria

Irony--three types: dramatic, situational, verbal; read "The Lottery", questions, what type of irony dominates?
Spell/vocab--review questions handout (collect)

Independent Reading

Irony--discuss "The Lottery", read "Lamb to the Slaughter", questions

Theme--define, discus theme in "The Lottery"
Independent Reading

Irony/theme--discuss "Lamb to the Slaughter"

Persuasion--logical fallacies: define, see examples, label fallacious arguments (handout)
Spell/vocab--use words in an original story

Computer Lab--send email

1. Read the "7 Questions to Ask Before Donating" article at <charitynavigator.org>
-summarize the top three (p)
2. Find a low scored charity (below 30); ID three reasons for the low score (l)
3. List three preferred categories (middle of <charitynavigator.org>) in order of preference (l)
4. Select one of the three top category (w)
5. List the website's evaluation criteria; click the item for a definition of the criteria (see a specific charity for the list; the evaluation criteria are the same for all charities) (l)
5a. Which four are the most important to you? (l)
6. Find three charities in your preferred category that interest you (l)
-for each, go to the charity's own website; for each, summarize the charitys mission/target population (p)

Computer Lab

7. Chart (four columns) the three charities using the evaluation criteria