Date: January 18, 2011 Grade: 5th
Teacher Name: Renee Decker Subject: Reading
1. Topic-
Weekly Unit Plan
Day 1
2. Content-
"Little by Little"
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
Stand 1 : Reading Process. Concept 4: Vocabulary
PO1 Use context to determine the intended meaning of a word with multiple meanings.
PO2 Use knowledge of root words and affixes to dermine the meaning of unknown words.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will learn six new vocabulary words and will be able to use context to determine meaning of word.
5. Materials and Aids-
DOT Cam, Transperacies.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Anticipatory Set: Students will "act out" meanings of new word with body movements and facial expressions when applicable.

B. Development-

1.Modeling: Teacher reads each word out loud while depicting facial expression or body movements.
2. Have students open books to "Vocabulary Power" and follow with finger while teacher reads vocabulary words.
3. Teacher will read words out loud and students will echo words.
4. Picture walk using transparicies to predict possible meaning of words.
5. Introduce new story with picture walk through pages of book to predict what story might be about.
6. Begin vocabulary worksheet.

C. Practice-

1.Teacher is guiding students through picture walk.
2. Teacher will ask for volunteers to help class make predictions.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students will work on vocabulary worksheets.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Under grade level class will have more time for whole class discussion and worksheets.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Teacher will make sure everyone is comfortable with new words before moving on to independent practice.

G. Closure-

1.Ask students to pay attention to new words that pop up in the story.
7. Evaluation-
1.Test is on Friday
8. Teacher Reflection-
Students were very interactive.

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