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Lesson Title

:
Name:

All About Me

Jessica MacKinnon

Lesson #
Subject:

1

Date:

Literacy

Sept 26
Grade(s):

K

Rationale: (lesson context and reasons why lesson matters)
Important for the students to grasp an understanding of who I am and where I came from.
Important for me to start understanding who my students are and their interests.

Curriculum Connections : (which can be: big ideas / learning standards /curricular competencies/core competencies)
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/
Oral language strategies
Literary elements and devices
The relationship between reading, writing, and oral language
Learning Intentions- (learner friendly language such as: I can …..)
Students: I can make a connection to my teacher through their interests and or experiences
Teacher: I can connect to each student within my class by making a connection with them through my experiences and
interests
Prerequisite Concepts and Skill :( for student success)
Listening
Ability to make connections to text
Materials and Resources with References/Sources:

Teacher

Students

All About Me Book

Paper
Crayons

Differentiated Instruction (DI): (accommodations)
Students having a hard time with pencil grip or grasping an understanding have an adult sit with them
Assessment and Evaluation: (formative and summative possibilities related to curricular connections)
Asking questions throughout reading
Asking students to make connections in post reading assignment
Organizational/Management Strategies: (anything special to consider?)
Using a hands up method when answering questions
Have the helper of the day get materials for the table groups post reading activity
Possible Aboriginal Connections / First Peoples Principles of Learning

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/abed/principles_of_learning.pdf and
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/sites/curriculum.gov.bc.ca/files/pdf/aboriginal_education_bc.pdf
Lesson Activities:

Teacher Activities

Student Activities

Introduction (hook/motivation/lesson overview)
Day before: put my All About Me Book up in the
classroom

Day before: find interest in my All About Me Book

Ask the students if they know my name
Ask the students if they know anything about me

Answer question

5 mins

1. Listening and making connections to themselves

2 min

2.PAUSE: Make T-chart on board (Key Idea and
connection)

2. Raise hands to make a connection to me

3 min

3.High School- Sports
Questions: anyone play sports?
Has anyone heard of Wellington Secondary?

3. Listening and making connections to themselves

2 min

4. Raise hands to make a connection to me

3 min

5. VIU- Goals/ Hobbies
Questions: Anyone heard of VIU?
Does anyone like safari animals?

5. Listening and making connections to themselves

3 min

6. PAUSE: refer back to T-chart

6. Raise hands to make a connection to me

3 min

Guiding Question: Why am I sharing about myself?
Why is it important to share our interests and
experiences with each other?
How can you connect to me?

Answer the questions

3-5
min

Explain that the connections they made with me can
be made with peers as well

Talk to the person next to you about the connection
you made with me

1 min

At the tables there is paper and crayons

Draw a picture that represents one connection that
you made with me during my All About Me Book
“Remember this will be handing in so do your best
work”

10min

pacing

Guiding Question: Why am I sharing about myself?
Why is it important to share our interests and
experiences with each other?
How can you connect to me?

Body

(lesson flow/ management)

1.Title- Moving
Questions: has anyone moved before?
Anyone have siblings?

4.PAUSE: refer back to T-chart

Closure ( connections within lesson or between
lessons, sharing successes, summaries)

Reflections: (over)