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Jefferson County High School Lesson Plan Template

Teacher: Megan (Slomski) Whitehead


Grade/Subject: American Literature, 11
th
Grade
Unit: The Crucible/EOC Review
Lesson Title: The Crucible, Act 3 Duration: 45 minutes
STATE STANDARD(S)
Identify what you want to teach. Reference State, Common Core, ACT College
Readiness Standards, and/or State Competencies.
SPI 3003.7.1 Draw inference from a non-print medium.
SPI 3003.7.6 Consider the treatment of a particular subject or event in two or more media.
SPI 3003.8.2 Differentiate among verbal, situational, and dramatic irony.
SPI 3003.8.3 Identify and analyze how author reveals character.


LESSON OBJECTIVE
Clear, Specific, and Measurable NOT ACTIVITIES
Student-Friendly: "The student will"
Explicitly Stated for Students

Students will recall previous information regarding The Crucible and share information with their classmates in
a whole group setting.
Students will infer from current events and predict and speculate about possible future events concerning The
Crucible.
Students will engage in brief class discussion concerning material covered in the lesson.

ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION

Measures Student Mastery In More Than Two Ways
Aligned with the Lesson Objective
Includes Measurable Formative and Summative Assessments
Requires Written Task

Formative: Teaching will orally assess student knowledge and progress through questions and classroom
discussion. Students are asked to answer questions through randomly selection, voluntarily student
participation, as well as the popsicle sticks.

Summative: Students will be assessed at the end of Act 3 with Act 3 Study Questions (attached). At the end of
the play, students will be assessed through a written unit test as well as a research/presentation project.

MATERIALS
Aligned with the Lesson Objective
Rigorous & Relevant

Mr. Hoyes website (via Mrs. Belliveaus website)

ACTIVATING STRATEGY
Hook
Essential Higher Order Question(s)
Activates Prior Knowledge
Real-World Connections

Students will recall previous information regarding The Crucible and share information with their classmates in
a whole group setting.


INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN
Step-by-Step Procedures and Times
Modeling Strategy I Do
Planned Questioning (Knowledge/Comprehension, Application/Analysis, Creation/Evaluation)
Multiple Thinking and Problem Solving Strategies
Grouping Strategies
Differentiated Instructional Strategies to Provide Intervention & Extension

Students will recall previous information regarding The Crucible and share information with their classmates in
a whole group setting.


Students will infer from current events and predict and speculate about possible future events concerning The
Crucible.

GUIDED & INDEPENDENT
PRACTICE
We Do-You Do
Student Work Encourages Higher Order Thinking & Problem Solving
Relevance to Students' Lives
Differentiated Strategies for Practice to Provide Intervention & Extension

Teacher leads class discussion over video and play text as guided practice.

Students will complete Act 3 study questions as independent practice. These questions are built on higher level
thinking skills and require quotes and MLA textual citations.

CLOSURE

Reflection/Wrap-Up
Summarizing, Reflecting, Restating, Connecting
Provides for Student Engagement

Teacher will ask students about new material and ask them to predict future events.

Students are given the opportunity to write any remaining questions on the question wall in the back.