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Acquisition / Extending / Refining Lesson Planning Form

Essential Question Lesson _2__ (GPS): ELA6W2:The student produces a narrative

(fictional, personal) that:
a. Engages readers by establishing and developing a plot, setting, and point of
view that are appropriate to the story (e.g., varied beginnings, standard plot
line, cohesive devices).
b. Creates an organizing structure appropriate to purpose, audience, and context.
c. Includes sensory details and concrete language to develop plot, setting, and
character (e.g., vivid verbs, descriptive adjectives, and varied sentence structures).
ELA6W4 The student consistently uses the writing process to develop, revise,
and evaluate writing. The student
a. Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully.
b. Revises manuscripts to improve the organization and consistency of ideas
within and between paragraphs.
c. Edits to correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.
AASL Standards
1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media,
digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.
2.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information.
3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and
understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess
4.3.2 Recognize that resources are created for a variety of purposes
4.3.4 Practice safe and ethical behaviors in personal electronic communication and interaction.
How can I create my own fable using the elements of literature?
Refer to EQ while teaching

Activating Strategies: (Learners Actively Engaged/Hook & Link to Prior Knowledge)

Re-read “The Tortoise and the Hare”

Approx. 5-15 minutes

Acceleration/Previewing of Key Vocabulary (include strategy, not a list of vocab):

purpose, tone, mood, audience – Review vocabulary with students as a game

Teaching Strategies: (Collaborative Pairs; Distributed Guided Practice, Distributed

Summarizing; Graphic Organizers) “distributed”—periodic checks throughout the lesson
Students will complete the Web Quest Fun With Fables:

After reading several fables online, students will begin planning and writing
their own fables.
Students may use any graphic organizer or Flow Map to plan their fable.

Final drafts will be typed onto Google Docs and shared with me.

Summarizing Strategies: Learners Summarize and Answer EQ

Ticket out the door: How did I create my own fable using the elements of

Approx 5-10 minutes