Objective: By the end of the lesson, students will be able to describe activities in which they participated last year

Phase Warm-up

Time 3 y y

Teacher Tasks Teachers will hand out packets as students walk into the classroom Teachers will participate in a brief conversations about activities they participated in last year (focus will be on er/-ir verbs) Teachers will state objective y y

Student Tasks Students will listen to the conversation Students will listen to the objective y

Rationale Handing out packets before class has started will maximize instruction time Conversation will include phrases in the preterit tense. This is what the focus of the lesson will be Stating the objective shows students that the teachers have created a plan for the lesson Stating the objective shows students what they will be learning during the lesson Explaining instructions of all activities in the beginning of class will cut down on the amount of time spent giving directions through out the lesson Working in pairs lowers the affective filter in the classroom environment Working in pairs allows to use other students as a resource in case they are having difficulty with an activity By constructing their own grammar rules, students are engaged in a higher level of learning. This will also aid with retention of lesson Explicitly reviewing grammar rules of er/-ir verbs in the preterit tense will prevent confusion during the lesson

Modes of Communication y Interpretive

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Input

10

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Teachers will explain the directions for each part of the packet Teachers will assign students to work in pairs using their partner map While students are working on first section of packet, teachers will assess student progress/comprehension Teachers will review reading comprehension questions to check for understanding of short story Teachers will explicitly review use of er/ir verbs in the preterit tense

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Students will listen to directions needed to complete packet Students will form pairs and read a short story. After reading the short story, students will answer a set of comprehension questions. By reading the short story, students will be able to develop their own rules for er/-ir verbs in the preterit tense Students will respond to teacher when called on during review of comprehension

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Interpretive Interpersonal

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questions Guided Practice 12 y Teachers will inform the pairs of students that they will now be completing a dice game activity Teachers will hand out materials necessary to complete a dice game activity Teachers will monitor student comprehension while they are working Teachers will ask students for examples of responses created during the dice game activity Teachers will ask students if there are any questions before the class moves on to the next activity y Students will work with a partner to complete the dice game activity Students will respond to the teacher if called on y Dice game activity will provide students with many opportunities to practice using newly presented information Working in pairs lowers the affective filter in the classroom environment Working in pairs allows to use other students as a resource in case they are having difficulty with an activity Teachers asking if there are any questions after completion of activity will serve as a transition to the next phase of the lesson Completion of this activity will demonstrate student mastery of lesson objective Working independently will ensure that each individual student has a chance to demonstrate mastery of lesson objective Allowing students to ask their partner for assistance will lower student anxiety y y Interpretive Interpersonal

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Independent Practice

7

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Teachers will inform students that they are to develop 5 sentences that will describe activities they completed last year Teachers will assess student comprehension while they are working on the activity Teachers will inform students that they are to work independently while completing this portion of the lesson. If they have any questions during this activity, they can ask their partner or the teacher for assistance Teachers will call on students to share examples they have created by asking, ¿Qué hiciste el año pasado?

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Students will complete final activity of the lesson Students will work independently on the final activity. They may consult with their partner or ask a teacher if they require assistance Students will share an example of a sentence they have created if called on by teachers

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Interpretive Interpersonal

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Closure

3

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Teachers will restate and review the lesson objective Teacher will assign homework (final page of packet) and inform students that they will be handing it in the next day during class

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Students will listen to teachers as they restate and review the objectives and assign homework

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Restating and reviewing lesson objective will show students what they have learned during class time

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Interpretive

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