Lesson 4 Theme: Independence Day Class size: 25 students Grade level: Second Grade Proficiency Level: Beginner Content

Objective: Students will be able to recognize what The Star Spangled Banner is. Students will be able to identify who wrote The Star Spangled Banner . Students will be able to now why the person wrote this poe!. Students will be able to recognize the story of The Star Spangled Banner . Students will describe in a paragraph why they thin this song is special. Students will write four or !ore sentence to e"plain . Language Objective: Students will be able to listen and co!prehend infor!ation The Star Spangled Banner . #$ % Students will discuss and share the way to protect our co!!unity. #$& S% Students will be able to write their feeling of the star spangled banner #'% Learning Strategy objective:

Listening for information: The teacher will read the story of the Star Spangled Banner to the students. The students will through the listening to understand the main ideas,event Rationale: !L !tandards 4: Students will listen& spea & read& and write in (nglish for critical analysis and e)aluation. Performance "ndicators *.+e,uest and pro)ide infor!ation and assistance& orally or in writing&for personal& social& and acade!ic purposes. and so on.

-. $isten attenti)ely and ta e turns spea ing when engaged in pais& group& or full.class discussions on personal& social& and acade!ic topics. /. 0ollow oral and written directions to participate in classroo! and social acti)ities !L !tandard #: (nglish for literary response& en1oy!ent& and e"pression re,uires that students de)elop the nowledge and s ills in (nglish to read and understand rich literature that ranges fro! classical to conte!porary& and includes wor s representing a )ariety of cultures. Performance indicators: 2. +ead& listen to& )iew& write about& and discuss a )ariety of literature of different genres. !ocial !tudies !tandards : students will use a )ariety of intellectual s ills to de!onstrate their understanding of !a1or ideas& eras& the!es& de)elop!ents& and turning points in the history of the 3nited States and 4ew 5or . 6hec your own state7s standards for a si!ilar standard. $ac%ground &no'ledge: The teacher will e"plain what The Star Spangled Banner is. 'ho wrote this song8 'hat the !ean of this song8 0rancis Sott 9ey wrote this poe! in the 2:2-. This poe! told the feelings of the ;!ericans. The words of the poe! fit the !usic of a song that people new. <eople li ed 9ey7s song about the =star spangled banner= They started to sing the new words. 6ongress !ade this song the 4ation ;nthe!. This is the official song of the 3nited States. !tudent Grou(ings 2. Groups of 5 students 2. 'hole class )aterials: 2. <ro1ector

2 6D player *. <encils and !ar ers -. Blac board &ey *ocabulary: <oe!& banner& spangled Lesson !e+uence: 2. Before the class the teacher will be able to listen a recording of Star. Spangled Banner. ;fter that the students will be able to answer so!e ,uestions >'hat is the na!e of this song8=& ='ho wrote this song8= 'hen the students answered those ,uestions the teacher will gi)e the correct answer: The na!e of this song is The Star Spangled Banner. 0rancis Sott 9ey wrote this poe!. 2. Then students will be di)ide into fi)e group and discuss the follow ,uestions: ='hat does this song re!ind you8=& ='hy do you thin this song is special8= ;fter discussion they will share their ideas with the class!ates. *. ;fter the discussion the teacher will re,uire the students seat in the !edian area and read the story of the Star Spangled Banner to the students.  In 2:2-& the 3nited States was at war with (ngland. ?ne terrible battel of the war was fought near Balti!ore& @aryland . The (nglish attac ed 0ort @cAenry. The ;!erican flag was flaying on the fort.  0rancis Scott 9ey was an ;!erican. Ae was on a warship. Ae saw the flag before the sun went down. Ae watched the battle all night. It was dar & but roc ets and bo!bs were e"ploding. So!eti!es he could see the flag by the light fro! the bo!bs and roc ets.  In the early !orning the battle was o)er. 0rancis Scott 9ey loo ed for the flag. 'as it still here8 5es it was. The flag was still wa)ing. It had ele)en holes in it& but it was still wa)ing.  Ae was )ery happy. Ae wrote a poe!. This poe! told the feelings of the ;!ericans  The words of the poe! fit the !usic of a song that people new. <eople li ed 9ey7s song about the =star spangled banner= They started to sing the

new words. 6ongress !ade this song the 4ation ;nthe!. This is the official song of the 3nited States. -. ;fter the story the students are re,uired to sing this song together.

5. ; t last the teacher will as the students write fi)e sentences to e"press their feeling about this song. The teacher will gi)e the students sentence !odal li e: I lo)e this song because "nstructional ,da(tation: The teacher will spea loudly and clearly to !a e sure that e)ery student can hear the instructions clearly e)en they ha)e different proficiency. ;d)anced students and new co!ers or SI0( students will be arranged in the sa!e group or in partnership. Thus& students with li!ited (nglish proficiency can gain help fro! their ad)anced peers. ;d)anced students can i!pro)e their e"pression ability when they help their partners. This is also a good way to help new co!ers and SI0( students adapt the new study en)iron!ent and i!pro)e their tea! wor ability. ,ssessment: This class will e)aluate the students7 writing. Students can finish in the class& if they can7t finish in the class they can bring bac ho!e as a ho!ewor . <arents should also in)ol)e in this ho!ewor by helping students correct their spelling and gra!!ar. 'hen they finish the writing parents need sign in the botto!. This assess!ent include: words and sentenceB spellingB gra!!arB pictureB process.

Appendices: Books: ESL teacher's holiday activities kit The recording of The Star Spangled Banner