1. Topic-
Inflection, Pausing, Halloween, Story Telling
2. Content-
The main content of this lesson will be to be able to read with understanding.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. To use inflection while reading
2. To understand what we are reading during and after
3. To become accustomed to reading chapter books
4. To be able to orally tell a story and write the story while telling it.
4. Objectives-
1. After some practice, Audrey will be able to use short pauses after her sentences.
2. After some practice, Audrey will be able to use inflection in her reading.
3. With progression, Audrey will be more interested in reading chapter books.
4. Audrey will orally tell a story and also write the story as she is telling it.
5. Materials and Aids-
Geronimo Stilton: It's Halloween You 'Fraidy Mouse!

A bag with miscellaneous items such as pens, pencils, flashlights, miniature pigs, and etc.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Before we continue with reading Geronimo, I will show Audrey the bag with the miscellaneous items in it and then we will recap the reading from last week.

B. Development-

Audrey and I will engage in shared reading. When it is my turn to read, I will demonstrate to her how to use inflection. In addition to that, we will take turns telling stories with items randomly pulled from a bag.

C. Practice-

1. I will work with Audrey using more pauses after she reads each sentence.
2. I will help her figure out the difference between reading dialogue and narration.
3. Audrey will practice using inflection in her voice while she is orally telling her story from the bag of miscellaneous items.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Audrey will take pauses in between sentences while reading.
2. When reading, she should become more excited whenever she sees an exclamation mark.
3. When Audrey tells her story, she should be able to use inflection.
4. In addition to using inflection, Audrey should also be able to write her story as she is telling it.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

If Audrey needs any accommodations, arrangements will be made accordingly.

F. Checking for understanding-

At the end of each chapter we complete, Audrey and I will discuss what we have read about and use predictions to determine what will happen next.

While Audrey is telling her story, she should also write it down so that it will always be recorded. Once Audrey has completed her story telling, she will give a summary of her story.

G. Closure-

At the end of today, Audrey will be able to give a recap of the Halloween book as well as a recap about the story she told today.

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