Subject: Reading Workshop
1. Topic-
2. Content-
Transitional Words
CCS: Writing Standards K-5
Text Types and Purposes

Determine the meaning of general academic
and domain-specific words and phrases in a text
relevant to a grade 4/5 topic
Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology,
comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of
events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text
or part of a text.

Listening, sequencing, order, process, transitional words and phrases
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
A.Students will use recognize event patterns via transitional words
B. Students will transfer reading strategies into transitional strategies in their writing
4. Objectives-
Students should:
A. understand what instructions are.
B. recognize the importance of sequencing them.

5. Materials and Aids-
Text: Trail of Tears
Slavery in the New World
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

A. Tell the students about the time that I was sick.
B. I was throwing up after I came out of CVS.
C. Why? I went to CVS, filled my prescription, paid for my medicine, and then took it with some water. I got sick because I forgot to do something: read the instructions. The directions said: "take after eating." I had not eaten a thing all day.

B. Development-

A. What happens if the instructions were unclear?
B. What happens if the instructions were wrongly sequenced?

3. What happens if you open your text booklet before you are allowed to start an exam?

C. Practice-

A. Ask a volunteer to explain what he/she did after school yesterday until the time it was time to go to bed.

D. Independent Practice-

A. Using the texts, form a timeline of events. Write it out, and then illustrate it on a loose-leaf. We will share afterwards.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

A. Diyor & Tyquan-para
B. Gregory, Octavian, and Nahsim-Ms. Stockard
C. Everyone else with me

F. Checking for understanding-

A.See who is ambivalent about participating
B.See who is/isn't contributing
C. Demonstrate exactly where information has come from

G. Closure-

A. Explain to students when writing in order to engage your reader, you need to make your writing flow.
B. Transitional words assists with the flow
C. Teacher explains that the instructions give the recipients information on how something should be done in order to achieve a goal.
7. Evaluation-
B.verbal participation

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