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LTM 622 Lesson Plan

NAME: Mara Brandli Lesson Title: Analyzing Romantic poetry and related non-fiction texts Grade level: English 10 British Literature Time frame: 2 class periods (2 hours for each period) Stage 1 Desired Results


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grades 910 topics, texts, and issues, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.6 Determine an authors point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. Essential questions: Topical questions: -How is purpose conveyed in writing - How does an author create tone (literature and non-fiction)? in literature? -What does a writers tone reveal? - What is the purpose of symbolism in writing? - How and why do writers select a purpose and a main idea in a piece of writing?

Student objectives (outcomes): Students will be able to: - Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on tone - Understand figurative language and double meanings - Analyze poetry for symbolism - Participate effectively in collaborative discussions with partners - Determine an authors purpose in a text - Determine the main idea of a text - Provide an objective summary of text - Annotate text Stage 2 Assessment Evidence Formative assessment Summative assessment -Do now -Argumentative paper and exam (short -Discussion about Romantic Period history answer, matching, essay) -Tone outline -Symbol worksheet -Annotate Eternal Life -Objective summary Eternal Life Stage 3 Learning Plan Learning Activities/Procedure (include timing): -Do now: Free write student-generated prompts (10 minutes) -Begin Romanticism unit: Discuss reading notes from last nights homework (10 minutes) -Overview of unit goals: Analyze poetry (diction, details, syntax, sound devices, tone, symbol), read non-fiction text that connects to Frankenstein, compose an argumentative paper using the writing process (5 minutes) - Literary terms: Tone, Diction, Syntax, Symbol (5-10 minutes) -Read (teacher), Analyze Tone (teacher), Re-read (student): The Lamb -Read (student), Analyze tone (student), Re-read (student): The Tyger, The Chimney Sweeper (from Innocence), The Chimney Sweeper (from Experience) -Analyze Symbolism individually: (see poems above) (20 minutes) -Discuss Symbolism (10 minutes) -Break (5 minutes) -Review (activating past knowledge): On a piece of paper, what are the 5 Romantic Qualities? -Write your partner a note (5-10 minutes) -Read Frankenstein Not What I Expected as a class and determine purpose (summarize, inform, persuade, share), main idea (15 minutes) -Read Eternal Life alone and annotate in order to determine purpose, main idea (25-30 minutes) -Writers Workshop: Conference with teacher about the purpose and main idea; write an objective summary of Eternal Life (15 minutes) -Exit slip: Based on todays class, write down one idea of a topic that you would like to write an argumentative paper about.(2 minutes) -Homework: Either complete reading or write an objective summary (differentiated depending on in class progress)

Academic Language: Tone, symbol, persuade, inform, summarize, analyze _____________________________________________________________

Materials: British Literature: Traditions and Change, Blog about Frankenstein, New York Times article Eternal Life, binder, paper, pen/pencil, open mind _____________________________________________________________ Motivation/hook: Pass a note to your neighbor. The topic must be about the Fourth of July and must: 1) Summarize what you did on this holiday last year; (2) Persuade your friend to spend the holiday by _______; (3) Inform your friend that Carmen does not have school on this holiday; Share your opinion about fireworks. Discuss: What was the purpose of your note? What was the main idea of your note? The main idea is normally the object of the authors purpose.