Lesson Plans
War in Literature 3rd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/10/2011 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
"The Red Badge of Courage"--review chapters 1-3 questions/quiz: examples of impressionism--more of a writing technique, examples of naturalism--impacting more characterization, theme, setting, depicting scenes without sentimentality; symbolism--the tent; read chapters 4-6

Crane bio--review topics, assemble, review notes, present

"The Battle Hymn of the Republic"--a bit of the melody, the lyrics; themes

"The Red Badge of Courage"--review reading from Monday; imagery: animal, machine, religious, nature--ex. handout in groups; Henry's changes

"The Red Badge of Courage"--Chancellorsville: the basics of the battle, animation; Civil War tactics/technology; read chapters 7-9; spell/vocab list, fill sentence blanks

"The Red Badge of Courage"--review chapters 7-9; the irony of blaming his comrades for winning, of the church containing a rotting corpse; the search for justification; Conklin as JC; the red badge of courage (p. 67); civil war tactics/technology

Spell/vocab (RBC: 7-9)--review chapter 7-9; fill story blanks

Independent Reading

"The Red Badge of Courage"--read chapters 10-11; how low has Henry fallen; civil war tactics/technology presentations

Spell/vocab (RBC: 7-9)--use words in story; questions