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EffectiveElementsforInstructionLessonPlanFormat Lesson:FavoriteWords TeachersName:CourtneePanduren SubjectArea&GradeLevel:ELA9thGrade

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Standard: CCSS.ELALiteracy.W.910.7Conductshortaswellasmoresustainedresearchprojectsto answeraquestion(includingaselfgeneratedquestion)orsolveaproblemnarroworbroaden theinquirywhenappropriatesynthesizemultiplesourcesonthesubject,demonstrating understandingofthesubjectunderinvestigation. CCSS.ELALiteracy.W.910.10Writeroutinelyoverextendedtimeframes(timeforresearch, reflection,andrevision)andshortertimeframes(asinglesittingoradayortwo)forarangeof tasks,purposes,andaudiences.

II.Objective/Benchmark: Studentscanbrainstormalistoftheirfavoritewords. Studentscanwriteaboutwheretheirfavoritewordsoriginatedfromandhowtheyhaveevolved. Studentscanbrainstormandmakealistinsmallgroupsoftopicsthatarecenteredaroundwords.

III.AnticipatorySet: Informingstudentsthatourwritersnotebookentryisgoingtobemoreextensivethannormal,andit involvessomeresearch.Thisiswhythemobilelabishere.

IV.Input: Studentsneedtobeabletothinkoftheirfavoritewords.Ifstudentscannotthinkofanywordstheywill needtodosomeresearchtoseeksomewordsout. Studentsneedtobeabletonavigatetheirwaythroughwebsitestofindtheappropriateinformation.

ThinkingLevels: Studentslisttheirfavoritewords. Studentsrecognizewhytheylikethesecertainwords. Studentsdiscoverthewordsetymology. Studentscategorizetopicsthatarecenteredaroundwords. Studentscomposealistunderthesetopicsorheadings. Studentsexplaintheirthinkingbehindthetopics/headingscenteredaroundwordsandhowtheycameup withtheirlists.

LearningStylesandAccommodations: Studentsgettochoosetheirownwordstheyaredoingresearchon. Studentsmaychoosetobrainstormtopics/headingscenteredaroundwordsindividuallyifgroupworkis absolutelynotdesired. MethodsandMaterials: WritersNotebook Laptops Internet Writingutensil

V.Modeling: Showstudentsexamplesofmyfavoritewords(effervescent,plethora,cacophony)..Givingstudents examplesoftopicsthatarecenteredaroundwords(wordsthatmakeyoulaugh,wordsmyparents use).

VI.CheckingforUnderstanding: Whatshouldyoubelookingforonceyouenterthewebsite? Onceyouhaveyourinformationwhatshouldyoudo? Whatarethejobswhileyoureingroups?

VII.GuidedPractice: Elaborateonmyfavoritewords:wheretheycamefrom,whyIlikethem,howtheyhaveevolved.

VIII.IndependentPractice: Studentsperformresearchindividually.

IX.Closure: MakeaclasslistoffavoritewordsfromourEnglishclass.Everyonemustincludeatleastoneword. Also,makeaclasslistoftopicsorheadingsthatarecenteredaroundwords.

X.Assessment/Evaluation: Classlistwillensurethateachpersonincludesatleastonewordtheyresearched. Monitoringcomputertechnologyuse. Writersnotebookcheck.