Lesson Plans
War In Literature 3rd Q 16.17 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/23/2017 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No Schools--teacher workshops

Intro to class--objectives, materials, grading, rules; notebook

Truth and facts--the difference? What you carry--what's it reveal about you?; see my desk drawer, if you didn't know me, what could you infer (or deduce) about me? (infer: to make an assumption based on experience/evidence; deduce: to conclude after eliminating other possibilities

Tim O'Brien, The Things they Carried--read chapter 1 The Things They Carried

O'Brien, The Things they Carried--who's Tim O'Brien: what details about his life stand out; what details about his life inform his writing; what do the characters carry besides the physical things? review chapter 1, do "Treasure Hunt"; identify a weapon from the story, what are its characteristics?

read chapter 7 How to Tell a True War Story; summarize O'Brien's definitions of a war story

Review How to Tell a True War Story

Read Spin, chapter 3; read chapter 13 Ambush; questions

Review questions on Spin and Ambush

View O'Brien/Fick discussion video (52 min.)