Lesson Plans
English 2 Per. 4 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/07/2013 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Irony--review "Lamb to the Slaughter" questions, "spanner", three meanings to title: the (leg of) lamb used as weapon (to the slaughter), a lamb (of a woman) goes to the slaughter not as sacrifice but as slaughterer), and review three types: situational, dramatic, verbal; theme in "Lamb" in contrast to theme in "Lottery"; the Greek/Turk conflict--1922, Hemmingway, read "On the Quai at Smyrna", discuss verbal irony and its brutality, irony exercise handout (in groups), due Wednesday

Exposition--review the "problems" in a few papers, little grammar problems sheet


Irony--turn in types of irony worksheets

Inferential comprehension skill development and practice--irony, satire (in literature, in political comic, humor), persuasion (in opinion, in editorial, in sales, in literature (Julius Caesar), need analysis, appeal analysis, summary, argument analysis, logical fallacy); projects: writings, dramatic readings, game design, video interpretation

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Irony--define the three types of irony, list three purposes for using irony, invent two ironic scenarios; review irony types, purposes: defense mechanism, shock, theme development; read "The Ransom of Red Chief", questions, analyze irony: purpose, form, content

Irony--review "The Ransom of Red Chief", questions, draft paper on irony in the story


Satire--intro, definitions, video examples: commercials--edible diapers, coin slot cream (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCF8ZOYVXF8), toot tone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=PlayList&index=0&v=4K3Qtert4Vo&playnext=1&list=PL4D6936E5B9CED538), cartoons