Grade: 9-10th gr.
Subject: RSP English
We will discuss what a myth is and what a hero as a character in a myth actually does. We will also discuss the meaning of an antagonist as a literary element. WE will use the reading strategy of predicting in looking at facts and details to decide what will occur later.

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1.teach vocabulary using vocabulary map graphic organizer, notes
2.monitor comprehension with reading check notes
3.develop students ability to make predictions with details, facts, and sequence of events
Teacher Objectives-
1.Analyze and respond to literary elements
2.Introduce literary analysis and vocabulary words
3.Recall information, analyze facts and events to further critique a myth
*interest grabber video tape 1
* literary analysis and reading transparencies
* vocabulary map, text structure, 4 step summary paragraph worksheets
*Clash of the Titans DVD
* Got It assessment videotapes
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1.Read passage from Perseus and have students imagine what type of creature Medusa might be.
2. Review main characters--Greek Gods and Goddesses
3.Review four-Step Summary paragraph for use with notes needed

2. Lesson Progression-

1.Using a Vocabulary Map page
2.Steps to use for predicting outcomes - a reading strategy
3.Taking notes using: situation,outcome, reasons for prediction, and actual outcome

3. Guided Practice-

1.Complete a vocabulary map page
2.At the end of each day complete a four step summary page
3. Daily fill out a situation, possible outcome, reason for prediction, and actual outcome on Reading Strategy:Predicting worksheet

4. Student Practice-

1. Students complete a Text Structure Sequence sheet after each reading
2.Students complete vocabulary map pages for words assigned
3.Students write a fact summary sheet each day after the reading

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. Overheads of 4 step summary
2. Students may draw pictures on text structure:sequence worksheet, rather than writing
3.Students may get clues to fill in on their reading strategy:predicting sheets

6. Assessment-

1.Review Summaries with students
2. while reading give oral reading check questions to monitor understanding
3.Have each student write a prediction of a possible outcome daily on prediction sheet

7. Lesson Closure-

1.Ask students to write their opinion whether Acrisius deserved his fate..Why?
2.Students will write their own myths using a rubric, and menu graphic organizer.
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Open book test modified
2. After finishing Perseus, students wil be able to write their own myth which includes at least three situations, possible outcomes, reasons for predictions, and actual outcomes.

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