1. Topic-
Poems and Short Stories
2. Content-
Author's Purpose
Elements of Literature
Comprehension Skills
Composition Skills
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Teach Author's Purpose
2.Expose Students to diverse works
3.Expand upon Comprehension and Composition Skills
4.Review elements of literature
5. Review elements of poetry
4. Objectives-
1.After the lecture, students will be able to define author's purpose with 100% accuracy.
2.After the lecture, students will be able to identify the main idea with 100% accuracy.
3.After the lecture,students will review comprehension and composition skills
4. After the lecture, students will review the elements of literature and poetry.
5. Materials and Aids-
textbooks and PowerPoint
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Focus on main idea and author's purpose
2.Start with the basics of comprehension skills and composition skills
3.Begin with the basics of literature and poetry.

B. Development-

1.Powerpoint presentation enplaning main idea and authors purpose
2.Powerpoint presentation enhancing compositions skills

C. Practice-

1.Read Getting to Know the Author: P.L. Dunbar pg 112 and We Wear the Mask pg 115 and answer Understanding Poetry questions on pg 117 in the Literature book.
2.Read Getting to Know the Author: Edgar Allan Poe pg 235 and Tale-Tell Heart pg 242 and answer comprehension questions on pg 245 in the Literature book.
3.Read Getting to Know the Author: Langston Hughes pg 309 and Thank You M'am pg 315 and answer comprehension questions on pg 322 in the Literature book.

D. Independent Practice-

In class, students are to create an outline for their composition homework.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Teacher review every students outline to ensure that they are following directions

F. Checking for understanding-

For homework, students are to write a 2 page report. The essay should tell about the author read about in class, his or her work that was discussed in class, and authors purpose

G. Closure-

Ensure that skills are mastered. These skills will be reflected in composing their final project
7. Evaluation-
Grade homework

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