Workshop Lesson Plan Explanation Key Topic: In a few words, what’s the topic of today’s lesson? Standards : What state/local standards apply to today’s lesson?
Objectives: What will students know and be able to do as a result of today’s lesson? What new language w acquire? What literacy skills/strategies will they learn/apply? Assessment: • What product or demonstration will students complete to demonstrate they’ve met the objectives?
Activities: Consider each of the following… 1. Preview : • What will you do at the beginningof the classto activatestudents’backgroundknowledge,connectwith yesterday’slesson,incite curiosity, assessstudents’preparation? Mini- Lesson: 2. Initial Instruction : • What will you do to introducethe content studentswill learn and apply today? 3. Initial Assessment : • What quick activity will you conduct to makesurethe studentsunderstandthe content well enoughto practiceand apply it on their own? • Howwill you makeall of this work asinteractiveaspossible? 4. Processing or Conferring : i.e. Independent or Small Group Application, Practice, and/or Assessment • What will studentsproduce,on their ownor with others,to apply the concept,strategy,or skill you’re teaching…andto demonstrateunderstanding? • Howwill you differentiatethe work givenstudents’different levelsof understandingand proficiency? • What will you do to checkstudents’progressand help themmakecorrections? Differentiation : What accommodations and/or modifications will you use to allow ELL and IEP students to the content/materials?
5. Sharing/Debriefing/Assessment : What will studentsdo to sharetheir work and newunderstandingsto help you assesstheir performanceand plan for tomorrow?
6. Homework : What additional work will students complete to practice and prepare for tomorrow’s lesson? Materials : What materials will you and the students use during today’s lesson?
Lesson 2 Primary Source Text Subject:
US History 1
September 13, 2010
Topic: Gettysburg Address/Reading for Meaning/Writing Cogent Summaries: Day 1 Objective: Students will derive the literal meaning of the Gettysburg Address and write the lead sentence of a threesentence summary, in their own words, including a main idea. Assessment: Students will mark up the text and staple it into their History Notebook; they will write their summary in their History Notebook on the processing side.
Activities Preview : Students will complete a Media K-W-L: Matthew Brady photos of Gettysburg, including Lincoln giving the address; the Media K-W-L will be entered in their notebooks
Initial Instruction : •
Situate the addressin time and place, building from previous lessonson Civil War
Show Hal Holbrook video (re-enactment)
Ask for/discuss initial reactions/understandings
Shared Reading/Think Aloud: mark up text (1st two sentences); identify and try to define unfamiliar words; identify questions
Initial Assessment/Guided Practice : Think-Write-Pair-Share the 3rd sentence; include work in History Notebook; push for connections to text during share
Processing/Conferring: Independent/Small Group Work Buddy Read/Write:
complete marking up text through Think-Write-Pair
focus on identifying and defining unfamiliar words and identifying and answering questions
Buddy Write an initial summary sentence: main idea
Differentiate make text-on-tape and video available (Marcus/Julia/others). Circulate/Confer: need to check in with Jamilla, Anthony, and Ricky; review notebooks
Sharing/Debriefing/Assessment: Share summary sentencesand problems; look for evidence from text. Homework/Retention and Transfer : Complete three-sentence summary. Materials : Copiesof the Address(transparency also); Brady photos; Holbrook video; audiotape of Address, overhead or LCDprojector.