Friday, January 29, 2010

Day 19

English 102 Lesson Plan Day 19

  1. Essay due TUESDAY, not Monday.
  2. Homework: Read TWIF Untouchables for Monday.
  3. Peer Review Review
  4. Revision
    1. Thesis statements
    2. Add support
    3. Outline
      1. Topic Sentences should form paragraph
    4. Intro/Conclusion
    5. Transitions
    6. Counter Argument
    7. TWIF/other definitions needed
    8. Cut?
  5. Editing
    1. Sentence openings (esp It/There)
    2. Capital letters/end punctuation
    3. Signal phrases
    4. Spelling—Spell check.
      1. its/it's
      2. there/they're/their
      3. to/too/two
      4. Proper names: Friedman, for ex.
    5. Use a ruler
    6. Read backwards
    7. Read aloud
  6. How to grade the papers—the American Idol problem
  7. Friday—Grade/Peer Edit sample essay

On Monday: Counter Argument and Essay format + 2nd essay if time.

1 comment:

nikki said...

I thought that the lesson today was very helpful. Especially going through an essay with the whole class to guage how others interpret a paper. It was interesting to see that most of the class was pretty consistent in their opinions (that we all basically viewed the paper the same way).