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Lesson Topic: Characterization in the novel Elantris Length of Class Period: 55 minutes

Course: Sophomore ELA: Science Fiction and Fantasy Grade Level: 10

TERMINAL BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVE
State the terminal objective (including content and behavior):
Using at least 3 character traits and evidence from the text, create a “Fakebook Page” profile for the character of your
choice from the novel Elantris.
CURRICULUM/STANDARDS
List all appropriate national, state or district curriculum or content standards that align to this lesson.
9-10.RL.1
9-10.RL.3
9-10.W.1
ELL STANDARDS AND ACCOMMODATIONS
List the language objective for listening, speaking, reading and writing: Arizona ELP Standards [http://www.azed.gov/english-language-
learners/elps/] , as well as accommodations, vocabulary, strategies:
Stage V Reading, HI-4 Stage V Reading, HI-19
Stage V Reading, HI-15 Stage V Writing, HI-7
SPECIAL EDUCATION ACCOMMODATIONS
List accommodations you will make for special education students:
Large print text Hands on activity
Audio version of novel Small group discussion
Model of completed “Fakebook Page”
HOMEWORK
If there is homework following this lesson, list it here:
None
RESOURCES/MATERIALS
List all resources that you will need to teach this lesson:
Classroom set of novel, Elantris Copies of blank “Fakebook Page”
Butcher paper Markers, pencils, crayons
Note taker PowerPoint presentation on Characters and Characterization
Galaxy Guide (student interactive notebook)
Lesson Sequence
The sub-objectives should include content and behavior. The first sub-objective should be your BW/Anticipatory Set.
The last sub-objective should match your terminal behavioral objective. (Add more rows as needed for your lesson.)

TIME TASK ANALYSIS TEACHING STRATEGY WHAT ARE THE STUDENTS DOING?
(Sub-objectives/topics, with Bloom) (BW, lecture, lab, group work, handout, etc) (Active participation, Int. Closure)
5 1. SWBAT write a list of at least 5 1. Bell Work 1. Write bell work in interactive journal:
mins characters we have met so far in the “Make a list of at least five characters we
novel (knowledge); pick three favorite have met in the novel. Pick your 3
characters and explain why favorite, and explain why they are your
(understanding). favorite.”

20 2. Using the 3 favorite characters 2. Mini Lecture – 2a. Take notes from lecture on note taker
mins written about in the bell work, SWBAT Characters and
identify at least 3 character traits for Characterization 2b. Also on note taker, identify at least 3
each and write them on the note taker characteristics of each of the 3 favorite
(understanding). characters from bell work (IC)

10 3. Using evidence from the novel, 3. Discussion Boards 3. In groups of 4, discuss and defend the
mins SWBAT defend their analysis of one analysis of a particular character using
character on a small group discussion textual evidence from the novel; (groups
board (evaluation). will be arranged by character, notes will
be taken on one large paper), (IC)
15 4. Using notes from the discussion 4. Individual Project – 4. On a blank “Fakebook Page” create a
mins board, SWBAT create a “Fakebook “Fakebook Page” profile for a character of choice using
Page” for the character of their choice notes from the discussion, the note taker,
(synthesis). and evidence from the novel (IC)
5 5. SWBAT create 1 “Fakebook” status 5. Closure 5. On a post-it note, write 1 “Fakebook”
mins update on a post-it note to stick on the status update for the character and stick
door (synthesis). it on the door.