Small Group Reading Lesson PlanGrade Level:
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What Common Core standards will be addressed during the lesson?
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to thesequence of events.
12.R.R.2 Key Ideas and Details: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the keysupporting details and ideas.
Students will identify a text’s theme, characters, and
setting and determine how they are related whilereading. independently, with partners or in a group.
Students will refer to the text and use examples tosupport responses during discussions.
Students will describe themes, setting or situationswhich are not explicitly stated in the text.
Students will describe the characters and setting in astory to a partner and teacher.
Students will be able to articulate, in writing,summaries of what has happened at the end of eachchapter and answer questions pertaining to thechapter.
Students will compare and contrast, in writing, the
differences of Sarah and Jacob’s family and their own
Sarah Plain and Tall