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MercyhurstUniversityLessonPlan

PreserviceTeacher_______________________________

CooperatingTeacher__________________________

School/GradeEnglish9

DateReceived__________DateReviewed_________
(CooperatingTeacherInitialsRequired)

LessonTitleShortStoryVocabGames

TeachingTime40minutes

LessonConcept:
ThislessonutilizesvocabularythatisfoundonthePSSA/Keystonetestsinthegamesofpictionaryorcharadestohelpstudents
expandtheirvocabularyandassistinreadingcomprehension.
Standards:
C.C.1.3.9.10(I,J)Read,Understand,andRespondtoLiterature
C.C.1.4.9.10(B,E,F)Writewithperspective
C.C.1.5.9.10(A,B,C,D,E,F,G)Present,ListenCritically,Respond
Objectives

(Stateinmeasurabletermswhatthestudentsshould/willbeabletodoasa
resultofthelesson.)SeeBloomWheel.

Assessments

(Theassessmentshouldclearlystatehowstudentachievementofobjectivewill
bemeasured.)SeeBloomWheel.

1.Studentswillidentifywordsfromthestoriestheyhave
previouslyread.

1.Studentswillbeabletoidentifythetermsgivenandjudgedby
theresultsofthevocabularygroupwork.

2.Studentswilllearntoworkwellingroupsthroughinference
andapplicationoftheterms.

2.Futurereading,writing,andvocabularyworkwillalso
demonstrateproficiency.

Materials:
Directionsforpictionaryandcharades,food,smallprizes,coin,wordlists,gamecards
AnticipatorySet
Thestudentswillentertheroomandbesplitintoteamsbaseduponthenumberofstudents.Aftersplittingintoteamsthestudentswill
refreshwithabellringerreviewingtheirvocabularywords.
ActivatingPriorKnowledge:
ThestudentswillusetheirpriorknowledgeofvocabularytermstoidentifykeytermsusedonthePSSA/Keystonetestsandidentify
thesetermsineitherPictionaryorCharades.
Procedure:
TeacherActions
1.Uponenteringtheroom,theteacherwillbreakthestudentsup
intogroupsof3sor4sdependingontheclasssize.

StudentActions
1.Studentswillbebrokenupintogroups.

2.Teacherwillinstructstudentstoanswerthebellringer,recalling 2.Studentswillanswerthebellringerquestion.
certainvocabularywordsinordertorefreshthestudents
memories.
3.Afterthebellringer,theteacherwilllettheteamschoose
whethertheywanttoplayPictionaryorCharades.

3.StudentteamswilldecidebetweenPictionaryorCharades.

4.Theteacherwillhandoutthedirectionsforthegameeachteam
chose.

4.Studentswillreceivedirectionsfromteacherandreviewthem.

5.Teacherwillhandoutthedesignatedmaterialsforeachgame.

5.Studentswillreceivematerials.

6.Teacherwillinstructstudentstobeginplayingthegamefor30
minuteswhilekeepingtrackofthescore.

6.Studentswillspend30minutesplayingthegameinorderto
reviewandreinforcevocabularytermswhilekeepingtrackof
score.

7.Afterthe30minutesisup,teacherwillinstructstudentsto
collectmaterials,recordscores,andreturntotheirnormalseats.

7.Studentswillcleanuptheirmaterials,recordtheirfinalscore,
andreturntoseats.

8.Teacherwilltallyscoresandawardprizestothewinningteam.

8.Studentswhowonwillreceiveprizes.

Closure:
Studentswillreconveneandinthelast5minutesasaclasswilldiscusstroublesomewordsandwordsthatwereforgotten.