Tag Archives: English

Beacon Lesson Plan 10/29/13

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/29/13 Title: We Do A Lot With 26 Letters! Aim/Objective:  Students will complete the Speaking section of the Assessment while reviewing the English alphabet, the American names of the letters, and the pronunciations of vowels and … Continue reading

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Beacon Lesson Plan- 10/22/13 (First Session)

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/22/13   Title:  “Getting to Know You!” Aim/Objective:  To introduce Instructors and Participants to one another and initiate the program. Introduce curriculum briefly. State goals and objectives. Inform students about diagnostic test taking place on the … Continue reading

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Pop Lit Unit: The Pact, Preface

If you follow me on The Whyte Star Project, you’ll be familiar with my love of introducing content and offering context for reading it.  If you haven’t checked out my creative writing, why not?  Ha ha, kidding.  In all seriousness, … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson 1

While student teaching, we decided to stop and do something different.  The class was given samples of poetry from students long graduated, and then given time to write their own poems.  This was an example I wrote in preparation for … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Popular Literature

Where I student taught, the school offered seniors their choice of courses.  I was teaching the second session of Popular Literature, which was described to me as being the default English elective for grade 12.  I had 38 students in … Continue reading

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Popular Literature Lesson Plan: The Flowers

This was my first live lesson during my student teaching. As I recall, the class session was approximately 30 minutes due to scheduling. The class had been discussing archetypes and diction, creating charts in their notebooks about key archetypal concepts … Continue reading

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WebQuest

During graduate school, one of my projects was to build a WebQuest.  In the spirit of my Master’s Thesis, I built mine on the foundations of Greek tragedy and its influence on classical literature and even modern popular culture. The … Continue reading

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