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Two-Day Instructional Plan in Literacy

Tuesday
Time

Activity

9:00
9:15

Reading MiniLesson

Reading Unit:
Character
predictions

9:15
9:30

Interactive Read
Aloud

Reading Unit:
Character
predictions

9:30
10:00

Independent
Reading/Confere
nces

Teacher
Student Role
Role
Teacher will Students will recall
review
what they have
character
learned about
types and character types and
traits with traits and generate
the
a chart to use
students to during the reading
begin the
lesson.
reading
lesson.
Teacher will Students will listen
read the
to the read aloud
book The
and answer
Recess
questions, make
Queen by
connections, and
Alexis
make predictions
ONeill.
about the
Teacher will
characters.
stop
frequently
to ask
questions,
model
thinking,
and make
predictions.
Teacher will
Students will be
circulate
reading silently to
the room
themselves,
meeting
stopping to use
individually
post-it notes to

Reading Unit:
Character
Predictions

10:00
10:10

Writing Status
of the Class

Writing Unit:
Personal
Narratives

10:10
11:00

Independent
Writing/Guided
Writing

Writing Unit:
Personal
Narratives

with
mark pages where
students to they want to make
conduct
a character
short
prediction.
conference
s.
Teacher will Students will review
take a
their personal
status of
narrative piece and
the class to
tell the teacher
see what
what they plan on
each
working on during
student will
independent
be working
writing.
on during
independe
nt writing.
Teacher will
Students will be
circulate
continuing writing
the room
independently
briefly to
working on
conduct
narrative pieces.
short
They may be
writing
writing, revising,
conference
editing, or
s with
publishing.
students.
Students called for
Teacher will
guided writing
call groups
sessions will work
of students on different writing
for guided
techniques in their
writing
narrative pieces
sessions.

Wednes

day
Time

Activity

9:00
9:15

Reading MiniLesson

Reading Unit:
Character
Predictions

9:15
9:50

Independent
Reading/Rea
ding
Partnerships
Reading Unit:
Character
Predictions

9:50
10:00

Reading
Partnership
Share
Reading Unit:
Character
Predictions

Teacher
Role
Teacher will
have
students
review
what they
have
learned
about
making
predictions
about
characters.
Teacher will
circulate
the room to
conduct
short
conference
s with
students
and
partners as
they read.
Teacher will
give
directions
to students
to share
their
character
predictions
from their
partnership

Student Role
Students will recall
what they have learned
about making
character predictions
and generate a chart
to use in their reading
partnerships.

Students will read their


partnership books
independently,
marking character
predictions with post-it
notes.

Students will share any


character predictions
they made while they
were reading with their
partner.

10:00
10:15

10:15
10:50

10:50
11:00

book.
Writing Mini- Teacher will
Lesson
give minilesson
Writing Unit:
about
Personal
adding
Narratives
dialogue
into
personal
narratives
using
examples
from
teachers
own
narratives.
Independent Teacher will
Writing/Guide
circulate
d Writing
the room
as students
Writing Unit: are writing
Personal
and hold
Narratives
short
conference
s.

Students will watch the


teacher model this
strategy several times,
then practice adding
dialogue into an
example.

Students will be writing


independently and add
dialogue into their
personal narrative
pieces.

Students called for


guided writing sessions
will be working with
the teacher on
different writing
techniques.
Writing Share Teacher will
Students will share
give
with the teacher and
Writing Unit:
directions their classmates where
Personal
to students they added dialogue to
Narratives
to share
their personal narrative
where they
pieces.
added
dialogue to

their
narrative
pieces.