Lesson Plans
English 2 4th Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/20/2009 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Journals--for notes, responses to play, most important word/passage

Shakespeare intro/"A Midsummer Night's Dream" intro--last improvisations; number of plays, types of literature--plays, sonnets, narrative poems: examples from "The Tempest": questions, Mark Antony speech; Sonnet XVIII: questions; "Venus and Adonis": questions

Spell/vocab (Midsummer 1)--definitions, using words in sentences/story

"A Midsummer Night's Dream"--line toss, arrange lines from act 1, scene 1; act 1, scene 2 read around; plots; read in parts act 1, scene 1 to the Theseus's exit

Spell/vocab (Midsummer 1)--matching, questions

Independent reading
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"--list the obstacles to love; metaphor/extended metaphor; malapropism; read to the end of act 1; find an example of malapropism in Bottom's speech; list the obstacles to love in Hermia and Lysander's dialog

Spell/vocab (Midsummer 1)--use words in original story

Pronoun usage/sentence elements--subjects, predicate nominatives/adjectives: definitions, identification
Pronoun usage/sentence elements--subjects, predicate nominatives/adjectives review; with questions; out of usual order with here or there

"A Midsummer Night's Dream"--memorization piece: Puck's monolog; read to Titania and Oberon's entry

Independent reading
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"--list Puck's offenses, list what he admits to; read to Oberon's plan, list the results of Oberon and Titania's argument

Pronoun usage/sentence elements--subjects, predicate nominatives/adjectives review; quiz

Spell/vocab (Midsummer 1)--type original story