Direct Instruction Lesson Plan Model
Father Figures for Bone
Novel Unit: Rule of the Bone
Time allotted for the Lesson
: 1 class. [ time will vary]
Common Core State Standards met in this lesson
:W 11-12.10 Write routinely over an extended time frame for a range of tasks and purposes.RL 11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping point of view requires distinguishing what isdirectly stated in the text from what is really meant.SL 11-12.4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence.
What, specifically, should the student be able to do, understand, careabout as a result of the teaching. Refer to Bloom's verbs and aim for parallel structure)
Define father figure and the role in society
Analyze Bone’s character based on father figures
Choose a father figure who is best for Bone
Materials, Resources and Technology
:Novel and a worksheet
(Hook to grab the student's attention. Actions and statements by the teacher relate the experiences of the students to the objectives of the lesson. Puts students into areceptive frame of mind)
. Free write for five to ten minutes in journal defining the importance of father figures and their role in society and their connection to troubled youth.
Provide the information students need to gain the knowledge through, in thisinstance, lecture and modeling)
. Teacher will define father figure and the role they play insociety. Give examples of father figures that Bone has throughout the book. (Ken, I-Man,Brucie, real Father, and Russ)
(Teacher shows students examples of what is expected as an end product of their work)
. Show example of I-Man acting as a father figure to Bone. Read from page 235
passage of I-Man taking care of Bone.
Recapitulation or Checking for Understanding
Ask students to read their journal entries and clarify definition of father figures. Correct studentsif they were a bit off.