Mr. Tillman’s Lesson Plans for Monday September 11th, 2017 through Friday September 15th, 2017

Monday September 11th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s):

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, and use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact with and comprehend text.

Essential Question: What happened on September 11th, 2001 and how did al-Qaeda begin?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: TYPE 1 Question- What do you know about September 11th, 2001?
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Watch New Yorkers Remember 9/11
    2. Introduce/Model CLOSE READING STRATEGIES
    3. Introduce How al-Qaeda Began reading
    4. Discussion about comprehension questions
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Read and use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES with What Happened on 9/11? article
    2. Answer comprehension questions about What Happened on 9/11?
    3. Read and use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES with How al-Qaeda Began reading
    4. Answer comprehension questions about How al-Qaeda Began

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):      

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • IA: Checking students use of CLOSE READING STRATEGIES
  • IA: class discussion about comprehension questions

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact with and comprehend text
  • Students will be able to describe events from 9/11/2001
  • Students will be able to explain why al-Qaeda began

Tuesday September 12th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s):

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, complete Seventh Grade Common Growth Assessment (CGA), and complete a BUBBLE MAP describing “WHO I AM”.

Essential Question: What words describe who I am?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Seventh Grade CGA and reviewing “Who I Am” Circle Map
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Review TEST CHAMPS and bubble answer sheets
    2. Introduce BUBBLE MAPS and how to create a “WHO I AM” Bubble Map
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Complete Seventh Grade CGA
    2. Complete “Who I Am” Bubble Map

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):      

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • FA: Seventh Grade CGA
  • IA: Checking “Who I Am” Bubble Maps

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to create Bubble Maps using adjectives to describe themselves
  • Students will show what prior knowledge they have on Seventh Grade Social Studies Standards

Wednesday September 13th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s):

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, complete Seventh Grade Common Growth Assessment (CGA), and complete a BUBBLE MAP describing “WHO I AM”.

Essential Question: What words describe who I am?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Seventh Grade CGA and reviewing “Who I Am” Circle Map
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Review TEST CHAMPS and bubble answer sheets
    2. Introduce BUBBLE MAPS and how to create a “WHO I AM” Bubble Map
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Complete Seventh Grade CGA
    2. Complete “Who I Am” Bubble Map

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):      

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • FA: Seventh Grade CGA
  • IA: Checking “Who I Am” Bubble Maps

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to create Bubble Maps using adjectives to describe themselves
  • Students will show what prior knowledge they have on Seventh Grade Social Studies Standards

Thursday September 14th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s):

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, create a FLOW MAP explaining important events in my life, and use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact with and comprehend text.

Essential Question: What are 5 important events that have happened in my life?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Type 1 questions- What are some important events that have happened in my life? What is Geography?
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Introduce/Model how to create a FLOW MAP sequencing 5 important events in my life
    2. Introduce “What is Geography” Reading
    3. Review SMALL GROUP CHAMPS and CLOSE READING STRATEGIES
    4. Discuss “What is Geography” comprehension questions
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Complete Flow Map of 5 important events in my life
    2. Use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact and answer comprehension questions for “What is Geography”

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):      

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • IA: class discussing about “What is Geography” comprehension questions
  • IA: Checking 5 Important Events Flow Maps

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to sequence 5 life events using a Flow Map
  • Students will describe what Geography is

HOMEWORK


Friday September 15th, 2017

Standard(s)/Benchmark(s):

 Objective: I-Canwrite TYPE 1 papers correctly, identify 4 important details from Channel One News, use documents to better understand the United States Constitution, and use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact with and comprehend text.

Essential Question: What are 5 important events that have happened in my life?

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and write down 4 details using TYPE 1 writing format
  2. Accessing Prior Knowledge: Type 1 questions- What is the United States Constitution?
  3. Whole Group:
    1. Watch Crash Course: US Constitution and take Lancer Notes
    2. Class Discussion about Crash Course: US Constitution
    3. Introduce “Excerpt from the U.S. Constitution, Article II” document and assignment
    4. Discuss “Excerpt from the U.S. Constitution, Article II” comprehension questions
    5. Introduce “Michael Beschloss’ Comments on the New Encasement of Page 2 of the Constitution” document and assignment
    6. Discuss “Michael Beschloss’ Comments on the New Encasement of Page 2 of the Constitution” comprehension questions
  4. Independent Practice:
    1. Use CLOSE READING STRATEGIES to interact and answer comprehension questions for “Excerpt from the U.S. Constitution, Article II” and “Michael Beschloss’ Comments on the New Encasement of Page 2 of the Constitution”

Assessment (Formal Assessment= FA and Informal Assessment= IA):      

  • IA: Checking TYPE 1 writings for 4 details and answer to TYPE 1 questions
  • IA: class discussion about “Excerpt from the U.S. Constitution, Article II” and “Michael Beschloss’ Comments on the New Encasement of Page 2 of the Constitution” comprehension questions

Learner Outcome:

  • Students will be able to write TYPE 1 papers correctly
  • Students will be able to describe the importance of the U.S. Constitution based on various documents

Accommodations: Modified assignments as needed.

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