Unit 5 Week 1: The Tiny Seed

February 14th, 2012 by jdowdy

Language Arts Lesson Plans Feb. 13-17, 2012

Unit 5 Week 1

Theme: Growing and Changing

Story: The Tiny Seed

Date

Lesson

Teacher Pages

State Standard

Instruction

Student Workbook Pages

Monday

11/28

Day 1

Focus Question: How do plants change as they grow?

172M-175D

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 230-231

Grammar p. 101

Tuesday

11/29

Day 2

Focus Question: What does the tiny seed need to grow?

175E-201C

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 232-233

Grammar p. 201

Wednesday

11/30

Day 3

Focus Question: Describe one thing that is real and one thing that is made-up in The Tiny Seed.

201D-201Q

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice  p. 235-237

Grammar p. 103

Thursday

12/1

Day 4

Focus Question: Draw a picture that looks like the giant flower at the end of the The Tiny Seed and label each of its parts.

201R-205

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 238

Grammar p 104

Friday

12/2

Day 5

Focus Question: How will summarizing help you read and understand another selection

205A-205J

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Spelling Post Test

Grammar p. 105

Selection Test

 

Week 1 at a Glance

Comprehension
  • Genre: Informational Fiction
  • Strategy: Summarize
  • Skill: Draw Conclusion
  • Review:  Sequence of Events
High Frequency Words
  • Food, together, through
Vocabulary
  • Burst, desert, drifts, drowns, gently, neighbor
  • Strategy:  Context clues
Fluency
  • Intonation
Phonemic Awareness
  • Phoneme Reversal
  • Initial and Final Sound Substitution
  • Phoneme Blending
Phonics/Spelling
  • Closed Syllables: nap, napkin, cab, cabin, in ,index, visit, object, cotton, happen, sauce, draw, food, together, through
Grammar/Mechanics
  • Pronouns
  • Quotation marks
Writing
  • Procedural: How-to Poster
  • Important details
  • Trait: Ideas

 

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LA Lesson Plans (unit 3, week 3) Dec 5-9

December 6th, 2011 by Ann Foster

Language Arts Lesson Plans Dec 5-9, 2011

Unit 3 Week 3

Theme: Let’s Create pg 392-295

Story: Music of the Stone Age

Date Lesson Teacher Pages State Standard Instruction Student Workbook Pages
Monday

12/5

Day 1

Focus Question: How do art and music express what a person may be thinking?

388M-389D

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 138-139

Grammar p. 61

Tuesday

12/6

Day 2

Focus Question: How do we know that people made music thousands of years ago?

391E-395C

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 141-142

Grammar p. 62

Wednesday

12/7

Day 3

Focus Question: How do the photographs, map, and sidebar help in giving information about stone Age flutes?

395D-395M

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice  p. 143-144

Grammar p. 63

Thursday

12/8

Day 4

Focus Question: What do the Chromosaurs and the helicopter have in common?

395T-399C

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

LA 2.4 (multiple Lit)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Practice p. 236

Grammar p 64

Friday

12/9

Day 5

Focus Question: How will generating questions help you when you read another selction?

399E-399L

LA 2.1 (reading)

LA 2.2 (writing)

Direct Instruction

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Spelling Post Test

Grammar p. 65

Selection Test

Week 3 at a Glance
Comprehension
  • Genre: Expository
  • Strategy: Generate Questions
  • Skill: Author’s Purpose
  • Review: Summarizing
High Frequency Words
  • heavy, region, system
Vocabulary
  • impossible, pleasant, talent, treasures
  • Strategy:  Context Clues
Fluency
  • Pronunciation
Phonemic Awareness
  • Phoneme Deletion
  • Phoneme Substitution
Phonics/Spelling
  • R-controlled vowel: ar
Grammar/Mechanics
  • Past tense verbs
  • Letter Punctuation
Writing
  • Expository
  • Strong Opening
  • Trait- ideas

**Idea for letter writing (punctuation)- Writing letters to Santa

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