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LEARNING SEGMENT PRE-PLANNING FORM

Central Focus for the Learning Segment (must be ELA or Math): This is an ELA learning segement. The central
focus is writing an opinion piece about Earth Day.

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Academic/primary learning target(s), based on the central focus: Students will be writing a well organized
and written opinion piece with less prompting and more independent work.


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Baseline Data for the academic/primary learning target(s):
Students writing pieces so far are very simple and dont flow that well together. I will continue to collect
pre-assessment data prior to instruction within the learning segment.


Note: If you are missing baseline data for either learning target prior to planning your lessons, simply state that you will be
collecting pre-assessment data prior to instruction within the learning segment.
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Task Analysis for the academic/primary learning target(s):

Task:
Task Strategy
(a) Learn about sentence/paragraph structure
(b) Learn proper punctuation
(c) Learn about opinion pieces
(d) How to use a graphic organizer
Essential Subtasks
5. Pulling out key ideas of an opinion piece
4. Not just copying word for word
3. Different types of graphic organizers for different learners
2. Challenges in writing
1. Strengths in writing
(Template from Maag, 2004, p. 207)
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Functional/secondary or supporting learning target(s), based on students IEPs:
Students will show their ability by writing 3 paragraphs in a well organized fashion and then peer edit another
students paper and their own.


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Baseline Data for the functional/secondary or supporting learning target(s): Baseline data will be
gathered in the pre assessment portion of my learning segment.



Note: If you are missing baseline data for either learning target prior to planning your lessons, simply state that you will be
collecting pre-assessment data prior to instruction within the learning segment.
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Task Analysis for the functional/secondary or supporting learning target(s):

Task:
Task Strategy
(a) Creating complete sentences
(b) Creating an opinion about the topic
(c) Using correct verb tense
(d) Using their knowledge to peer edit and edit their own paper
Essential Subtasks
5. Writing a sentence
4. Punctuation
3. Spelling
2. Identifying the five parts of an opinion piece
1. Writing 3 paragraphs
(Template from Maag, 2004, p. 207)
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References:
Maag, J. W. (2004). Behavior management: From theoretical implications to practical applications (2
nd
ed.). Belmont, CA:
Wadsworth.