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1 Lesson Plan Template Instructor: Jim McCaffrey Course Title: Advanced Accounting Reading Assignment: Metro Electric Break Even Analysis: Taking Care of Business, AICPA Date: 6/25/13 Specific Topic: Cost Benefit Analysis: Power Plant Buy or Build Performance Objectives: After completion of the lesson, students will be able to: 1. Understand, explain and analyze texts with specific support pulled directly from those texts. Use the text to support written ideas. 2. Decipher symbols and vocabulary as it applies to the text. 3. Read a text and translate the written information into a visual depiction and vice versa RST.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account. Standards: CCSS RST RST.7 Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domainspecific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades texts and topics. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem. Assessment: 1. Summative paragraph making a recommendation of whether to buy or build a plant using supportive text analyzing the environmental impact. 2. Spreadsheet analysis of Costs vs. Revenue generation, along profit generation and Recovery of Initial Capital expenses.

2 Materials: Metro Electric Break Even Analysis: Taking Care of Business, AICPA Computer w/ MS Excel Spreadsheet or Internet w/ access to Google Spreadsheet Procedure: Literacy Strategy used: CD/CM Paragraph graphic organizer (Concrete Detail direct quote and Commentary analysis). Individual: Students will silent read the prompt, collect their evidence on organizational piece on each option NE Power plant (buy) or SE Plant (build) detailing the financial and environmental issues. Entire Class: Introduction and Method of activating prior knowledge Building on previous chapters in the textbook on capital investments and asset depreciation methods. Method of setting purpose Instructor will review the concept of CFO s making strategic decisions with capital (cash). Those strategic decisions are usually directed towards investments for the company, mergers and acquisitions or expansions.

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5 Paragraph Form For Literary Analysis TS: Your topic sentence; may also be your thesis statement. Formula: MAIN IDEA + YOUR CONCLUSIONS= THESIS (i.e. In the Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck uses the metaphor of a bitter harvest to explore the consequences society faces for ignoring the needs of its poorest members.) CD: Concrete Detail- a quote from the novel that proves your topic/thesis. It is also known as EVIDENCE. You must use citations with these, since they are the words of your author or source. Citations format: We got a bad thing made by men, and by God, that s something we can change (Steinbeck 38). It s important to give your CD maximum impact. You can do this by setting it up with a transition (for example, furthermore, etc.) and a lead-in that tells where in the story your quote was taken. Here s an example: For example, (transition), when a tenant farmer s land is destroyed, he reveals what many are feeling (lead-in), We ve got a bad thing made by men, and by God, that s something we can change (Steinbeck 38). CM: Commentary These are your words that explain how your quote supports your thesis. You should have at least two for every quote. A commentary looks like this: This shows the growing anger in the tenant farmers, an anger that will eventually rise up and take over the nation. This one man represents the many, and his voice will be joined by other voices until their collective frustration explodes, having dire consequences for all those who ignored their plight. -1-

6 Paragraph Format TS CD #1 (with TL) CM CM CD #2 (with TL) CM CM CS

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9 Paragraph Outline for Literary Device proficiency questions: 1 st section of answer: The sentence should include title, author, and device being analyzed. (Rewrite prompt) Rewrite prompt 2 nd section: Add context of story for the reader (at least two sentences of context) Explanation of overall issue 3 rd section: Transition, Lead in (context), CD (quote) or [TLQ] Environmental evidence 4 th Literal explanation of device: How is this an example of the device? Environment analysis 5 th symbolic message or intent of the author by using this device Financial evidence 6 th significance of this to the reader Financial Evidence 7 th restatement (synopsis of the device being used) buy versus build order can be rearranged for 3 6

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