Lesson Plans
Fiction 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/01/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No school--Labor Day

Tuesday: 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).

Animal Farm--review quiz on 7; preview writing topic: optimistic or pessimistic book?; read 10

Lord of the Flies--review chapters 8-9: facing fears (Simon) or the alternative, democracy or dictatorship--"the chief has spoken" (the cult of personality), Simon's death, the quiz on 7; preview writing topic: symbolism in Lord or instinct and the progress of civilization or is the book optimistic or pessimistic?; read chapters 10-11

See Monday

Animal Farm--review chapters 8-9: what little detail foreshadowed the event? the altering of history: the amounts of products, the cult of personality, their "memories had been at fault" regarding Snowball, portable truth, the allegorical connection to WW2 Nazi invasion; the introduction of alcohol, the introduction of religion, the elimination of boxer, quotes/images review: add what the quote or quotes suggest about the character or narrator; review quiz on 7; preview writing topic: optimistic or pessimistic book?; read 10

Lord of the Flies--review chapter 10-11; read chapter 12: not taking the conch, the loss of Piggy and the conch, why Ralph is a threat, savages, rescue . . . sort of, fix the id/ego/super-ego Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Embed quote exercise/MLA citation format

See Monday/Tuesday

Draft MLA formated essay that argues optimistic or pessimistic; evaluation criteria: well developed explanation/support, essay/paragraph elements, sentence structure

Animal Farm--review chapter 10, what the pigs become; is the book optimistic or pessimistic? what details, events, characters suggest optimistic or pessimistic?

See Monday/Tuesday

Drafting literary analysis; evaluation criteria

Intro to "Brave New World"--science fiction, themes: strategies for running society