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Texas A&M University—Commerce

Teacher: Tiffani Kendall (Green) Mentor: Terrenee Knight Overall Goal of Lesson: The student will be able to: Reflect on understanding to monitor comprehension. Subject: English III

Daily Lesson Plan Form
Grade Level: 11th Date: 4/2/14 & 4/3/14 Campus/District: LCHS/ Garland ISD

Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding. Participate productively in teams, offering ideas or judgments that are purposeful in moving the team towards goals, asking relevant and insightful questions, tolerating a range of positions and ambiguity in decision-making, and evaluating the work of the group based on agreed-upon criteria. Instructional Objectives: The student will: Create examples of the persuasive methods ethos, pathos, and logos. Engage in respectful collaborative discussion during a Philosophical Chair. Use evidence from the text to support their argument.

Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) & ELPS: 11.1A, 11.1B, 11.5B, 11.16A, 11.16E, 11.16F, 11.17, 11.18, 11.19, 11.24, 11.25, 11.26

Key Vocabulary: Ethos Pathos Logos Persuasion

Higher Order Questions: Evaluate if the mentally ill should be treated the same as any other criminal. Justify your opinion using the persuasive methods of ethos, pathos, and logos. (Consider real-world events, personal experiences, evidence from Of Mice and Men, etc.) Determine which of the persuasive methods you find the most effective, and explain why. Student Activities: Warm-up: Quick Write Participation in Philosophical Chair activity Listening to, and following along with, the audiobook of Of Mice and Men Ch.5 Exit slip

Modifications/ELL Strategies Audiobook Extra help as needed Time Allotted 10 minutes Quick Write Teacher Input/Lesson Activity:

Anticipatory Activity for Lesson: Students will complete a Quick Write over the topic that is to be discussed during the Philosophical Chair discussion.

The teacher will re-cap persuasive methods, discuss quick write responses as a class, explain and facilitate philosophical chair discussion, monitor student activities during allotted reading time, explain exit ticket topic, prepare students for what will be done in class next time, and collect exit slips. Modeling: Explanation of procedures Re-cap of previous lesson

5 minutes Explanation of PC Procedures

15 minutes Philosophical Chair Discussion

Guided Practice: Facilitating Philosophical Chair discussion Independent Practice:

25 minutes Read Of Mice and Men Chapter 5

Quick Write: Create an example of how ethos, pathos, and logos could be used to persuade someone. Following along with audiobook Lesson Closure:

10 minutes Closure and Exit Slips

Exit slips: Determine which of the persuasive methods you find the most effective, and explain why. Assessment Methods/Strategies: Quick write Participation Articulation of thoughts Exit slips

Resources: Paper & pen Board or projector & screen o display assignments Of Mice and Men class set Audiobook of the text