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Lesson Plan~The Academy for Technology & the Classics~Cultivating Fearless Learners

Instructors name:
Ayers

Course/Grade:
Grade 10 Pre-AP World Literature

Week of:

Unit Name:

03/07 03/11

The Kite Runner Continues Multiple Choice Practice

(1A)*Essential

Question(s):
(1A/1B) Connections (prior/future learning):
What are the essential elements of fiction? What must
Students will connect with prior experience analyzing
be present in a story in order to consider it a complete
works of literature.
narrative?
(1A) Common Core/State Standards:
W.9-10; RL.9-10; SL.9-10
(1E) Other considerations (modifications,
(1D) Resources/Materials:
accommodations, acceleration, ELL, etc.
Novel: The Kite Runner
All accommodations and modifications indicated in
AP Practice Multiple Choice documents and items
student IEPs will be followed. Any needs of ELL
students (modification of assignment length,
modification of assignment complexity, modification of
source reading, etc.) will be implemented.
(1F) Assessment (How will you monitor progress and know students have successfully met outcomes? What happens
when students understand and when they dont understand?
Daily: direct observation
This Week: direct observation/multiple choice items/written analysis/Socratic dialogue

MONDAY
Wednesday: written analysis paragraph (based on multiple
choice items) will be due.
Thursday: Vocabulary quiz
Friday: Socratic dialogue The Kite Runner Chapters 1113.
Learning Target: Students will show understanding
of the historical events of the Bataan Death March by
reading and engaging in oral discussion.
(1C)

Do Now: What do you know about the Bataan Death


March?
(1C)

In preparation for the author visit by Hampton Sides,


students will read the prologue from Ghost Soldiers
and discuss as a whole class.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: oral discussion


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

TUESDAY
Learning Target: Students will show improvement in
multiple choice skills by completing practice items and
discussing their outcomes.
(1C)

Do Now: What do you find difficult about multiple


choice tests/quizzes? What makes them effective?
(1C)

WEDNESDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will show improvement in
multiple choice skills by completing practice items and
writing a paragraph of analysis.
(1C) Do Now: What strategies will you employ today to
aid you in completing multiple choice items?
After completing multiple choice items and discussing
their outcomes, students will choose one item they got
wrong they will then write a paragraph of no less than
seven words describing the logic that brought them to
the incorrect answer.
THURSDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will show vocabulary
acquisition by completing a vocabulary quiz.
(1C) Do Now: Please take out a pencil and clear your desk
in preparation for a vocabulary quiz.
After completing the quiz, students will be given time to
read from the prologue of Ghost Soldiers.
FRIDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will improve their skills in
speaking and listening. They will show their learning by
engaging in Socratic dialogue.
(1C) Do Now: Please produce the opening question(s) you
have prepared for todays discussion. Be ready to share it
with the class and explain why this particular question is
important to you and important for us to explore.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: oral discussion


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: Analytical


paragraph
(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: quiz


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: Observation of oral


discussion and written notes
(1B)Closing Activity: Students will briefly discuss high
points and areas of growth in the Socratic dialogue.

Socratic dialogue: The Kite Runner chapters 11-13.

*Refers to NMTEACH Rubric:


1A-Demonstrating knowledge of content
1B-Designing coherent instruction
1C-Setting Instructional outcomes
1D-Demonstrating knowledge of resources
1E-Demonstrating knowledge of students
1F-Designing student assessment

Formative Assessment includes, but is not limited to:


Exit tickets, white board response, consensagrams, red/green cards, formal or
informal student conferences, sticky note assessment.