Lesson Plans
English 2 Per. 6 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/14/2013 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
NWEA Testing--no class

Independent Reading

Irony--review types: situational, dramatic, verbal; what irony leads to: suspense ("Lamb"--will the cops catch her), shock ("Lottery"--surprise, a brutal tradition), sarcasm/a defense mechanism ("Quay"--hiding behind nice/topping/pleasent), theme ("Lottery"--a brutal tradition), abuse/attack (nice hair-do), humor ("Ransom"--the little kid controls big adults)

Satire--an attack pointing out silliness, shortcomings, vice, abuse of power; funny but a weapon; produced through irony (mostly verbal), parody, exaggeration, caricature, understatement; read/respond to "A Modest Proposal", due Thursday

Irony--analysis drafting (HS Wing Computer Lab)

Satire--"A Modest Proposal" questions; video: "Coin Slot": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCF8ZOYVXF8, "Edible Diapers": http://www.hulu.com/watch/55587; wrist watch review: http://www.amazon.com/Zenith-Tourbillion-Quantieme-Perpetuel-65-1260-4033-77-C611/dp/B001N07JYG/ref=sr_1_2?s=watches&ie=UTF8&qid=1358268494&sr=1-2&keywords=mens+watches: list favorite (satirical) reviews (3) due tomorrow

Satire--"A Modest Proposal" worksheet due; review; wrist watch favorite (satirical) reviews review; political cartoons: definition, the importance of context, analyze examples (the attack, the strategy for producing the attack), find two for analysis, due Friday

Satire--present the two for analysis from Thursday; read "A Witch Trial at Mt. Holly," questions, due Monday