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Week ____

Date 4/12/16

Lesson Plan for

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7:558:30

Morning Procedures

TakeAttendanceandsendZyandTimothytotakeattendancefoldertotheoffice.
EarlyfinishersMustreadabookortakeaARTest.
Studentsknowtosharpen2or3pencilsduringthistimesotheyarenotdoingitthroughouttheday.

8:309:15 Music
9:1511:20 ELA
Story: The Armadillo from Amarillo

Station Story: Thomas Jefferson

Standard: RL.3.3

Learning Target:

TLWbeabletorecognizecauseandeffectrelationships?

Essential Question:

Howcanyourecognizecauseandeffectrelationships?

Chunk 1:

Tellthestudentsthatthefocusskillforthisselectioniscauseandeffect.

Accesspriorknowledge:Turnoffthelightsintheclassroom.Askstudentstoidentifythecause(flipping
theswitch)ofthedarknessandtheeffect(theroomisdarker).

DisplaytheTransparencyonpage370Iunderthedocumentcamera.(Youwillhavetozoomintothe
teachingtransparencypictureon370Iintheteacher'sbook.
Haveavolunteerreadaloudtheboxes.
Thenhaveavolunteerreadaloudtheparagraph.

Chunk 2:

Tellstudentswearegoingtoreadtheselectiontogetherasagroup.
Popcornreadthestoryasaclass.(Studentscalloneachother).Oriftimeislimitedtheteachercanread
thestorytotheclassandaskthecomprehensionquestionsintheteacherbookasyoureadthebook
aloud.
Someofthesequestionsinclude:
Pg.376
WhatisArmadillolearningabouttheworldashewalksthroughTexas?
Pg.376
WhatisthedifferencebetweenthecanyonsandtheplainsnearAmarillo?
Pg.378
Whatthingsinthestorymakeitafantasy?

Chunk 3: Learning Stations

Studentswillbreakintolearningstations:Theorderofstationsisonthesmallwhiteboardonthemain
whiteboardintheclassroomtitledLiteracyStations

Group 1:
Ipad/ComputerStationStudentsmaydoMobymaxreading,frontrowreading,orstudyisland
studysession(reading).

Group 2:
BacktableReadingpacket.Eachgroupasadifferentlevelofthispassage.Theirnamesare
ontheirpackets.Thestudentsshouldfirstfollowalongwiththeteachersotheteachercanmodelfluency
ofthispassage.Thenthestudentswilleachgetaparagraphandreaditoutloud.Thenthestudentsmay
completetheworksheetlabeledTuesday.RemindstudentsthisMUSTbeincompletesentences.

HOTS in this station:


WhoisThomasJefferson?
HowdidhehelpmakethesizeofAmericabigger?
Howdoestheauthorshowyouthathelovedtoread?
Group 3:
FluencyStudentswillreadaleveledbook.(theyhavecolordotsonthemforthegroupcolor).
Thatgroupmustreadthebookintheirgroup,withapartnerintheirgrouporindividually.

Differentiation:

UpdatedbasedonMclassreadinglevels:
Low:Dakota,Tamiya,Danica,Emmanuel
Medium:Simon,Faith,Bailee,Haleigh,Nathan
High:Jose,Timothy,Zy,Milo,Tatyana

Thestationpassagesaredifferentiatedbasedonlexilelevels.
Danica:Receivesmodificationsonherassignmentsaswellasbreaksasneeded.

Teacher Reflection:

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Lesson Plan Key:
Change in schedule time

Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

Global Awareness