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Globe University - Madison

HU150 Introduction to Literature

Lesson Plan for Unit 1

1. Welcome
2. Icebreaker – Favorite Book
3. Syllabus
4. Break
5. Discuss 1st Journal assignment
6. Give time to work on 1st Journal assignment
7. Discuss Unit 1 Discussion
8. Break
9. Rob presents lecture on how to analyze literature
a. Go over list of literary elements (Hand out to students; have them fill out.)
b. Literary elements (Character, Plot, theme, etc.)
Lesson Plan for Unit 2

1. Welcome
a. Review last week’s assignments: Journal, Discussion,
b. Youtube – xxxgmail.com mantaluxus73
c. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pr4BjZkQ5Nc
d. How to analyze elements
e. How do people respond personally to literature? (Did they like the story, poem?)
2. Break
3. Review Final Assignment
a. Literary Analysis Essay
b. Literary Analysis Essay Presentation
c. Rubrics
4. Break
5. Read short story The Story of an Hour
6. Read the analysis of The Story of an Hour
7. Have each student read whatever short story they choose.
8. Write Literary Analysis of the short story they chose.
9. Break
10. Discuss analysis
11. Give them time to write journal entry.
12. End Class
Lesson Plan for Unit 3

1. Welcome
2. Fun Activity
3. Review Assignments: This week’s assignments, next week’s assignments
4. Book Reviews

Book Order
The Tale of Genji – Murasaki Shikibu Video
War and Peace – Tolsoy Video
Candide – Voltaire Video
The Man Who Laughs – Hugo Video
The Trial – Kafka Video
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald Video
For Whom the Bells Toll Hemingway Video
Snow of Kilimanjaro – Hemingway Video
Travels with Charley – Steinbeck
Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut Video

Night – Elie Wiesel Video


Cabinet of Curiosities Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child
Neuromancer – William Gibson Video

5. Allow time to work on Mid-term assignment


Lesson Plan for Unit 4

1. Welcome
2. Fun Activity
3. Review Assignments: This week’s assignments, next week’s assignments
4. Poetry Review

Poetry
We Real Cool – Gwendolyn Brooks (393) Video of Brooks Reading
The Tyger – William Blake 3 Videos – song, doc. & Tyger
Death be not Proud – John Donne Video
The Expiration – John Donne Video (On Website)
No Man is an Island – John Donne Video
Ozymandias – Percy Bysshe Shelley Video
The Raven – Edgar Allan Poe (366) Video

5. Assign students a poem and have them interpret it.


a. The Chimney Sweeper – William Blake 448
b. The Haunted Palace – Edgar Allan Poe 433
c. Ode to a Grecian Urn – John Keats 394
d. Jabberwocky – Lewis Carol 461
6. In-class Assignment: Students present interpretation
7. Go over rough draft in class on overhead
8. Find example of critical analysis – review (Catch 345)
9.

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