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Randy VanArsdale

EDTECH 506 / FINAL PROJECT / LESSON 1

Lesson Title English Subjects, Verbs and Objects Sentence Pattern Grade/Age Level Level 010/020 [advanced beginner/pre-intermediate], Academic Bridge Program, Zayed University Subject Area English as a Foreign Language / English for Academic Purposes Time allotted for the lesson One class period [75 minutes] Lesson Description In this lesson, learners learn to identify and produce English subject, verb and object sentences. Curriculum Standards ABP grammar guidelines specify that Level 010/020 students will be able to write subject, verb and object sentences. Instructional Objectives Upon completion of the lesson, learners will be able to correctly  

identify subjects, verbs and objects in a sentence write original basic sentences containing subjects, verbs and objects

Instructional Procedures Warmer: The instructor will provide learners with cut up sentence strips of simple English sentences containing subjects, verbs and objects. Working together in pairs, learners will be given seven minutes to correctly reassemble the sentence strips. The first team to correctly reassemble all of the sentence strips is the winner! Techniques and activities 1. The instructor will elicit the rules for the subject, verb and object sentence pattern. Referring to the two videos that learners were assigned to watch for homework [these videos should be assigned for homework the night before the lesson], the instructor will provide brief additional instruction using the whiteboard or an interactive whiteboard. video 1

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2. Students will do online practice using the following links. link 1

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Randy VanArsdale

EDTECH 506 / FINAL PROJECT / LESSON 1

3. The instructor will demonstrate the iPad drag-and-drop activity [please see ‘Unit Images’ on the main unit of instruction website]. Working together in pairs, learners will do the iPad drag-and-drop activity themselves on their own iPads. 4. Working together in pairs, learners will write three original sentences, correctly identifying the subject, verb and object in each sentence. 5. Learners will post their original sentences as an update on a class website such as Edmodo.com. Lesson Closure Learners will vote for the best three sentences posted on the website. Adaptations for special learners Learners with special needs may complete the online activities using paper/pencil. Supplemental Activities As an extension activity, learners will create a page on the iPad application, Pages, containing three original sentences with the subject, verb and object correctly identified along with a photo for each sentence. For remediation, learners may watch an additional video and do additional online practice. video

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Assessment/Evaluation Two types of formative assessment will help determine achievement of learning objectives. The first formative assessment is instructor monitoring of activity/progress during the lesson. A second formative assessment may involve learners taking a short quiz a class website such as Edmodo. The quiz may require learners to correctly identify subjects, verbs and objects in sentences. Learners can be instructed to retake the quiz until they achieve a score of 100%. Students will receive immediate feedback for both instructor monitoring and the class website quiz. Learner Products A page on the iPad application Pages containing three original sentences with the subject, verb and object correctly identified along with a photo for each sentence.

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