# Template Worksheet for in

```Reading Lesson Plan—English Class
Prepared by: Cheryl Flory
School: LHS
Date: Fall 2006
Step
Plan
Seniors
Professional-Technical
Area
Subject Area
Mathematics)
English
Idaho Achievement
12.LA.2.2.2 Define the purpose and audience
12.LA.2.1.3 Clarify understanding of text with a chart
Lesson Title
Understanding the Satirical intent of “A Modest Proposal” by
Jonathan Swift
“A Modest Proposal” is the most outrageous proposal in
literature. Students will define the audience of this piece,
analyze the content of the argument and identify the satire.
Upon successful completion of this lesson the student will be
able to:
 Identify the intended audience and purpose
 Outline the arguments of the proposal
 Discuss the satire
Lesson Overview
Learning Objectives
Assessment of Objectives
Time Allotment &
Materials List
Lesson Plan
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Successful completion of the graphic organizer
Prepared testing materials Elements of Literature
2 day lesson
Elements of Literature, 6th course Literature of Britain
Students will read introductory history material from the
text to understand the time period
Literature selection will be introduced as an outrageous
satire.
Students will individually read the selection and fill out a
graphic organizer, then check their answers with a
partner.
Final assessment will be the book test.
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Graphic organizer handout (Below)
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Resources
Name:_____________________
In the chart below describe the problems the personna in “A Modest Proposal” associates with
each group listed. Next, explain the personna’s solution to the problem and in the final column,
describe the supposed “benefits” which will result from the implementation of this “modest
proposal”.
Problem:
Babies
Solution:
Benefits:
Problem:
Children Ages 1 - 12
Solution:
Benefits:
Problem:
Elderly, Maimed, or Ill
Solution:
Benefits:
On the lines provides, write a paragraph in which you describe the ACTUAL solution which
Swift wants to be implemented.
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