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BuildingComplexSentences

Author:AbigailHudak Datecreated:10/29/20135:24AMESTDatemodified:10/29/20135:58AMEST

VITALINFORMATION
Subject(s) LanguageArts(English) Grade/Level Grade10 Objectives Studentswillbeabletobuildsentences,usingcorrectgrammarandpunctuation. Studentswillbeabletoworktogetherasagrouptocollaborateandshareideas. Studentswillbeabletoimprovetheirwriting,asaresultofbuildingsomeoneelse'scomplexsentences. Standards PAPennsylvaniaCommonCoreStandards(Draft)(2013)
Subject:EnglishLanguageArtsGrade612 Grade:Grades910 ContentArea:1.4WritingStudentswritefordifferentpurposesandaudiences.Studentswriteclearand focusedtexttoconveyawelldefinedperspectiveandappropriatecontent. Domain: Opinion/ArgumentativeStyle Standard: CC.1.4.910.KWritewithanawarenessofthestylisticaspectsofcomposition. Indicator: Usepreciselanguageanddomainspecificvocabularytomanagethecomplexityofthetopic. Indicator: Establishandmaintainaformalstyleandobjectivetonewhileattendingtothenormsofthe disciplineinwhichtheyarewriting. ContentArea:1.5SpeakingandListeningStudentspresentappropriatelyinformalspeakingsituations, listencritically,andrespondintelligentlyasindividualsoringroupdiscussions. Domain: ComprehensionandCollaborationCollaborativeDiscussion Standard: CC.1.5.910.AInitiateandparticipateeffectivelyinarangeofcollaborativediscussionsongrade leveltopics,texts,andissues,buildingonothersideasandexpressingtheirownclearlyand persuasively. Domain: ComprehensionandCollaborationEvaluatingInformation Standard: CC.1.5.910.CIntegratemultiplesourcesofinformationpresentedindiversemediaorformats(e.g., visually,quantitatively,orally)evaluatingthecredibilityandaccuracyofeachsource.

MATERIALSANDRESOURCES
Resources Materialsandresources: 1.Laminated,cutupwordsthatfitintosentences 2.Computer Technologyresources: Blackboard Thenumberofcomputersrequiredis1perstudent. StudentsFamiliaritywithSoftwareTool: Veryfamiliartheyuseiteveryday Aftertheyaredonewiththeactivity

IMPLEMENTATION
LessonProcedures 1.Reviewwiththemthatwehavebeenworkingonsentencecombinginorderto.......improvewriting. 2.Showthemlittlebagsofwords. 3.Directions:Today,wewillbeusingthewordsinsidethebagtocreatecomplexsentencesandanew paragraph.Isthereonespecificwaythatthesewordsstartedoutsaying?Yes.Doesthatmeanthere'snot morethanonewaytoputitbacktogether?No. What'sagoodstrategyforustostart?(Flipthemallover,capitalletters,punctuation,"next,then")So, makesureitallmakessense,andmakesureyoulookatpunctuation,capitalletters,etc. ^^Thisshouldtakealmost2530minutes. 4.Goaroundandpickouttheirfavoritesentencetheydid,andshare.Givetheopportunitytosharetheir

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entireparagraph,iftheywouldlike. 5.Didyouthinkthatwashard?Well,doyouthinkthepersonthatwroteitoriginallythoughtitwashardto comeupwiththosesentences?Notashardasitwasforyoutopiecethemalltogether.SoI'mtryingtoshow youthatit'snothardtowritecomplexyoujusthavetothinkaboutituntilitcomesnaturally. 6.Cleanuppieces,andgivedirectionstoworkonjournalsonblackboardforcombiningsentences.Iftheyare finishedwithjournals,workonvocab.

ASSESSMENT
Assessment Haveaspeakerfromeachgroupreadasentencefromthepuzzlealoudtocheckverballyforunderstanding. LessonAnalysisandReflection

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