Lesson Plans
Fiction 2nd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/21/2013 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Intro to class

Building the world--Ted talk: the Haves and Have Nots, what building the world takes and what it doesn't

Intro to Utopian/Dystopian literature--the artistic and philosophical movement from the Dark Ages to the Renaissance: search on, what are the differences in terms of art, in terms of philosophy, etc.

Intro to Utopian/Dystopian literature--the passage from the Dark Ages to the Renaissance--list elements of society, research the qualities of the elements in each time period

Visit the book fair
Intro to Utopian/Dystopian literature--summarize differences between the time periods in terms of the societal elements chosen for research

Thomas More/"Utopia"--1577-1635, reason executed: important character, didn't recognize Henry's divorce and church leadership, published "Utopia" in 1515; utopia means ideal but "no where", a fictional account of a visit to a fictional country, the qualities of societal elements in the country

"Utopia" Book 2 intro--read, list troublesome words/passages; select the areas to study; assignment due beginning of Thursday: summarize each area studies (must equal at least eight pages), what parts objectionable, what parts favorable; paper evaluated in terms of content (50%) and form (50%)

"Utopia"--discuss the assignment and expectation; reading/noting


Mixed Blood Theater--2:15