Lesson Plans
Fiction 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/25/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Monday: and and Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Analyze the impact of the author’s choices (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

Lord of the Flies--review quiz/chapter 4: distinguish between what they bring and what seems instinctual, the conflict between them; read chapter 5, questions: Why is it imperative that this coming meeting stay focused? What's at stake? What's "taken short" mean? Is Jack correct? Is "fear" something that can be decided? What's the opposite of Piggy's "scientific"? Whom did the little one who had a nightmare see in the forest? Who's Piggy say the beast might be? What might be "mankind's essential illness"? What's Ralph say is the "only thing [they've] got"?

Animal Farm--review quiz/chapter 4: the forces present during the Russian Revolution; note how the other farms (the other countries of the world) respond to Mr. Jones's problems; era chapter 5, questions: What might the sugar and ribbon in Mollie's stall symbolize, what might it stand for in reality? What are the two sides in the windmill argument? Who leads them? Research: what were the two factions that emerged in Russia after the revolution? Who led the two? What class have the puppies become? What allows Napoleon to take leadership? What's needed to run the farm? What word does Napoleon emphasize? Who ends up taking credit for the windmill idea?

See Monday

Lord of the Flies--review questions on chapter 5; "streets" and "TV[s]" aren't possible in a world containing ghosts; life is scientific--return to the question: "Who's more satisfying, Ralph or Jack"? List the places, draw a map of the island. Due end of the day Thursday. Read chapter 6. "If only they could get a message to us" ends the chapter, what's the message in chapter 6 that arrives? What's the brutal irony?

Animal Farm--review questions on chapter 5; what happened to Lenin (that also happens in the story). the progression of government from dictatorship to republic to dictatorship. the role of Squealer. Altering history. The mechanisms of control. Read chapter 6. Create a collage of characters in the story. Do bubbles to connect important quotes to the character who speaks them.

See Monday

Lord of the Flies--review chapter 6; read chapter 7; work on map graphic, due at the end of Thursday.

Animal Farm--review chapter 6; read chapter 7; work on character/quote graphic.


See Monday

Lord of the Flies--quiz on chapters 1-7; read chapters 8-9; graphic due at the end of the period

Animal Farm--quiz on chapters 1-7; read chapters 8-9; graphic due at the end of the period.

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