Lesson PlanningWaynesburg UniversityWriting the lesson plan:Translating thoughts into a plan of action _____________________________________________
Pennsylvania Academic Standard(s) addressed during this lesson
(Provide Standard number and statement)
1.3.11 F Read and respond to nonfiction and fiction including poetry and drama.1.5.11
Write with a sharp, distinct focus; Identify topic, task and audience; Establish and maintain a single point of view.1.5.11 B. Write using well-developed content appropriate for the topic; Gather, determine validity and reliability of, analyze andorganize information.
Lesson Objective(s)(Stated in observable and measurable terms)
The students will be able to answer one blog question in 3-5 sentences, using correct spelling, grammar, the own ideas.The students will be able to use at least one fact in the response.
Assessment Plan(What will be done to determine if lesson objectives have been met?)
A teacher created rubric will be used for this purpose.
Question for blog response, computer, paper, writing utensil, Smart Board, 2 class periods.
Inclusion Techniques for Students with Special Needs:
The special education teacher will be available for those students who need the supports, dictionary, thesaurus, scribe, audio directions,written directions at computer
Enrichment will be done by having the students answer this question as well as creating one of their own they would like to have answeredand finding the answer to it and creating their own blog question and answer
Lesson Differentiation (What modifications/accommodations will be made to ensure that ALL students have access to and are ableto participate in the lesson):
Cooperative learning aspects will be used, such as ask, pair, share, allowing more than one student to write the response to the blog, witheach completing a response, small group instruction for directions, tiered assessment, negotiated criteria for quality.
Introduction/Motivational Activities/Anticipatory Set:
The teacher will ask the students if they have ever used a blog before and appropriately lead the discussion from the answers given. Theteacher will then explain that the students will be responding to blog posts throughout the unit, as this will be the first question to respond to.The teacher will then go over the blog response rules with the class, clarifying anything that the students deem unclear.
Detailed Teaching Sequence:(Provide sufficient detail that would enable a substitute to effectively present this lesson. Bulleted statements are preferred)
1.The teacher will give the students the blog question, “What do you know about the Night of Broken Glass, if anything, and what