Lesson Plans
Reading 101 3rd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/08/2010 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Figurative language--review symbolism handout, review

"By the Waters of Babylon"--find figurative language, a symbol

"By the Waters of Babylon"--review

Figurative language--review; quiz

Independent Reading

Issues article--three words due; find another: prereading, questions to answer while reading, response; three words; summary statement

Review context clues, Flachman; do chapter review p.p. 41-43

Irony--definition, examples, read "Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets" (words, Flachman)

Summarize class

Figurative language--quiz

"Of Mice and Men"--the setting of "Of Mice and Men"; read to p. 14, allusion/vocabulary support from website (http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Belmont_HS/mice/); the Great Depression: causes, the downward spiral--no money, no sales, loss of jobs; the crash: buying on margin

Article of the Week: "Baseball St. Paul"--due

Issues article--due Monday; three words due

"Of Mice and Men"--review reading; what do we know about the characters; rough, racist language; read to