Thursday, April 08, 2010

Day 9

English 70 Lesson Plan Day 9—No class tomorrow. Rough Draft Due Monday. Bring 3 copies.

  1. The Least Eight Parts of Speech review Ex 1 and 2.
    1. Slow down on this. It works best for ELL students probably, but it's important for everyone. Lots of grammar is explained in these terms.
  2. H/O on Ideas/Content and Organization
  3. Organization
    1. Intro/Conclusion (use handout)
    2. Chronological (animal?)
    3. Order of Importance (object?)


  4. Thesis statements—put them up on the boards for clicker votes.


  • Is it a complete sentence?
  • Stated in their own words?
  • Not a cliché.
  • Applies to more than just this story? (A generalization?)


Homework:     Animal or Object Rough Draft—2-3 pages. Double spaced. 12 point font. Default margins. Work on the main idea. Work on Intro and Conclusion. Work on clear main ideas for each paragraph and details to support them.


Tell an interesting story. What's the moral, theme, message you want us to understand at the end of the story?