Lesson Plan : Junior Compare and contrast paper

Teacher Name:
 Mrs. Fryslie
Grade:
 Grade 11-12
Subject:
 Literature Activities

Topic:
 How to use the subject by subject approach or the standard by standard approach outline as a guide for the research paper.
Content:
 An informational research paper that compares and contrasts an event between two different time periods as discussed in class.
Goals:
 For this lesson, the goal is to teach the students two different ways of approaching an outline for this type of paper.
Objectives:
 The student who successfully completes the corresponding exercises is expected to: - know basic terms and relationships concerning the parts of a paper - know the difference between the subject by subject approach and the standard by standard approach outlines *Note: The above may not be a complete list: some topics may be added depending on the ability of the class to grasp the subject matter.
Materials:
 a) Text b) Two outlines; each with the different approaches c) Compare and Contrast chart graphic organizer d) Timeline with spaces to provide 16th-19th century events
Development:
 A. Provide an example of an event from the 16th century and an example from the 17th century, compare them, then, contrast them, and finally provide a conclusion.
Practice:
 Pass out a copy of the two approaches and a copy of the organizer and monitor the type of information they should include or remove before beginning a rough draft.
Checking For Understanding:
 Your understanding of a research paper should contain these items of information for an A paper: * Complete/Process work: * Body of the paper * MLA Format * Works Cited

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