Plan for the Concept, Topic, or Skill -- Not for the Day
Lesson Essential Question: How does the reader use details to look for patterns and determine the main idea o essential message?
What do students need to learn to be able to answer the Essential Question?
Assessment Prompt 1: What signal words will help me determine the text structure? Assessment Prompt 2: How can I use the text structure to determine a pattern within the text? Assessment Prompt 3: How will the text features help me determine the main idea?
Activating Strategy: Brainstorm Web
Key vocabulary to preview: text structure, text features, signal words, main idea
Graphic Organizer: Matrix
Instruction: AP: What signal words will help me determine the text structure?AP: How can I use the text structure to determine a pattern within the text?AP: How will the text features help me determine the main idea?
Summarizing Strategy: Write to Summarize
Differentiation: Plan for the accommodations needed in order to meet the interests, learning styles, and abilities of all students.
Resources and Materials:
Appropriate Grade Level classroom or media library books, graphic organizers, video clips
Various adopted Materials and programs (Daybook, rBook, Voyager, Read XL, etc.), graphic organizers, trade books