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Name: __Taylor Payne____________________ Topic: __Growth and Change___________

Date:___5/12/13_______
Standards of Learning Plan Format Virginia Teachers for
Tomorrow

Title Waiting for Wings

Standard(s) of K.7.2 Make connections before, during and after reading


Learning K.7.3 Use titles and picture to identity topic and make predictions

Key Vocabulary/ Growth, Change, life cycles, caterpillars, butterflies, and eggs
Concepts

Materials Waiting for Wings Book by Lois Ehlert


Interactive worksheets for students
Pencils for students
Crayons for students
Introduction Asking the students if they have ever seen a caterpillar, butterfly, etc.
(Hook)

Instructional
Activities/Strate I will read the Waiting for Wings story, pausing on each page to ask students
gies about the story or the make predictions about the future.
The students will return to their desk and complete an activity concerning the
drawing of a cycle or change of their own ideas.
I will travel around the classroom helping students and taking notice of
outstanding student work.

Accommodation none
s,
If necessary

Closure Activity The students will gather on the rug in the front of the classroom and I will call
on students to present their ideas and share with the group

Follow-Up/ none
Homework

REFLECTION
(TO BE COMPLETED Overall the lesson went very well. Almost all students could make the
AFTER YOU TEACH)
Name: __Taylor Payne____________________ Topic: __Growth and Change___________
Date:___5/12/13_______
Standards of Learning Plan Format Virginia Teachers for
Tomorrow

connections brought about by the story. Other students could make the
connections after some conversation about the topic.

Think about the following as you create the instructional activities for this
lesson

First stepObjectives. What do you want the students to know, understand, and
be able to do by the end of your lesson? What is the point of your lesson?
Learning Styles/Multiple Intelligences
Blooms Taxonomy
Group Work (Cooperative Learning)
Technology
Games
Higher-Level Questioning
Brain-Based Research
Smooth transition between activities