Lesson Plans
Reading 101 3rd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/01/2010 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
"Of Mice and Men"--review: read essay on theme, motif, symbolism in the novel; take final test: indicate literal or inferential comprehension for the questions

Spell/vocab--use the words in an original story
Independent Reading

Article of the Week: "Cell Phones"--due Friday: author's purpose, statement of author's point, author's intended audience, two paragraphs in response

"Of Mice and Men"--review final: questions types (literal comprehension, inferential comprehension

Spell/vocab: Mice 1--use the words in original stories
Issue article 5--due; issue article 6: locate, respond: title, author, summary, three important words

Spell/vocab: Mice 1--questions

Theme--review definition: the "big" idea, what a reading (story or non-fiction article) is "really" about; read p.p. 50-53, practices 4-5
Independent Reading

Spell/vocab: Mice 1--revise original stories, review questions, quiz

Theme--review practices 4-5

Inference--read p.p. 53-56, practice 6
Article of the Week: "Cell Phones"--due; next article: ""--due Friday

Main idea/theme/inference--chapter 2 review p.p. 57-62

Irony--read "The Necklace", discuss the big irony in the story: what type, how it works