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P-5 Provide a sample lesson plan.

Fact and Fiction Submitted By: Darcy Stallone
EDRL 442: Teaching Literacy 1 Nevada State College – Fall 2012 Instructor: Karen Powell

Lesson Title: Fact and Fiction Trophies Teacher Edition: Banner Days – Theme 1 (2-2) Trophies Story: The Emperor’s Egg T Ed Pages: 123 A

Submitted By: Darcy Stallone CCSS: RF. 2.4a

A. Summary of the Lesson Plan  This lesson introduces how to discriminate between fact and fiction. B. Student Population  Grade level- 2nd grade  Skill level – on-level  Grouping - whole group (direct instruction) C. Materials  White board  ELMO  Transparency 136, “Fact and Fiction”  Transparency 135, “Vocabulary”  Writing journals and pencils D. Objectives  Common Core State Standard  RF. 2.4a – Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.  Learning Targets  Knowledge Targets  Students must know there are different purposes for reading (e.g., information, entertainment).  Performance Targets  Students must tell or explain about what they read. E. Procedure 1. Display on the board the word slippery and model how it can be broken down into parts such as slip slipper slippery and explain how breaking down big words when reading will help to make sense of the information. 2. Preview book “The Emperor’s Egg” and then create KWL chart on board and brainstorm with students. 3. Read story with guided comprehension and check for understanding of fiction and nonfiction by asking questions along the way. Refer to T ED. guided comprehension for ideas of questions. 4. Complete KWL chart. 5. Create graphic organizer on board. Have students recall parts in the story and in the chart put them in the proper category (at the same time display on ELMO Transparency 136 – Fact and Fiction. Make sure to leave the graphic organizer on the board so they can refer back to it later during lesson. Fact Father Emperor penguins take care of the eggs until they hatch. Fiction The food the mother penguin gives the chick is yucky.

Lesson Plan - EDRL 442

Fall 2012

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Lesson Title: Fact and Fiction Trophies Teacher Edition: Banner Days – Theme 1 (2-2) Trophies Story: The Emperor’s Egg T Ed Pages: 123 A

Submitted By: Darcy Stallone CCSS: RF. 2.4a

6. Display on ELMO Transparency 135 – Vocabulary. a. Review the transparency and vocabulary and check for understanding of the words. b. Have students pull out spelling folders and write the list down for them to practice for testing. 7. Create a journal entry as if they are a scientist visiting the South Pole. Have them describe what they might observe or find on their voyage. What would they take along with them and why. At the end of their entry they must create their own graphic organizer with some of their own ideas from the voyage. They must include at least one fiction and nonfiction item. F. Assessment  In writing journals students will describe fiction and nonfiction things on their journey.  There is no assessment rubric for this assignment. Their writing journals will be reviewed to check for understanding.  By writing in their journals and creating their own graphic organizer, it will determine if a student can define fiction and nonfiction. G. Reflection  Which part of the lesson do you think will be the easiest to teach? I think an easy part will be to help students as a group to determine the difference of fiction and nonfiction. Helping them find ways of proving it is fact such as using an encyclopedia.  Which part of the lesson do you think will be the most challenging to teach? I think the hardest part is to make sure the students are able to do this on their own with no assistance. It is easier as a group but on an individual basis, they will question themselves more often.  What lesson or concept should be taught prior to this lesson? I think that the idea of knowing how to find information and the resources to find it should be taught prior. While it can be taught at the same time, a student should be able to understand that if he/she needs to know something there are resources such as encyclopedias.  How will you follow up or extend this lesson? I might start with a lead up lesson on how to utilize our resources to find out facts. Library trips are valuable and can be a great resource to students gaining more knowledge on subjects. It will also provide a great array of fiction and nonfiction selections to learn from.  What will you do for students who don’t grasp the concepts? Reteach – T Ed. pg. T13 Review - T Ed. pg. 2-2 pp. 123A, 145A, 149C
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Lesson Title: Fact and Fiction Trophies Teacher Edition: Banner Days – Theme 1 (2-2) Trophies Story: The Emperor’s Egg T Ed Pages: 123 A

Submitted By: Darcy Stallone CCSS: RF. 2.4a

Which part of the lesson, if any, do you think might need to change? I felt that the overall lesson in the book was long and that there would not be enough time to teach it all. I had to narrow it down to a few main key points. These points I felt would give the students the opportunity to get a quick grasp on how to learn words that would give them clues and help them determine if fact or fiction. When you were writing this lesson plan, what was the most difficult part? My biggest challenge in this lesson was trying to find the key points to teach in just one sitting. There is so much information to learn and yet so little time to deliver and to ensure it is all comprehended.

Lesson Plan - EDRL 442

Fall 2012

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