1. Topic-
TAKS Objectives:
1. understand written text
2. apply knowledge of literary elements
3. use strategies to analyze text
4. apply critical thinking
2. Content-
Paired Passage on a Biographical Feature.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
I Can:
*bring meanings to words in context
*analyze characters
draw conclusions
*identify purposes of different text
*describe author's point of view
*distinguish facts and opinion
*analyze characters
*find similarities and differences
*compare and contrast across text
4. Objectives-
Teacher objective is to assist students by modeling, therefore moving to an unassisted zone.
5. Materials and Aids-
passage, document camera, projector, photo, medals, pencils, computer for audio
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

I will promote extensive content coverage and high levels of engagement.

B. Development-

Present and model content and skill.
Provide scaffolds, which are the tools and techniques (Off-the-Wall Strategies).
Actively promote the thinking process.

C. Practice-

Task is broken up into small steps by chunking.


D. Independent Practice-

Students will anticipate errors and evaluate their thinking.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

I will provide immediate feedback and correctives to accommodate my dyslexia and LEP students.
At times students will be able to works in a group so peer tutoring can take place.

F. Checking for understanding-

Teacher will prompt students to recite a target strategy. For example," How do we find the summary? " Students are supposed to reply, " With the BME."

G. Closure-

When passage has been analyzed, students will answer questions on their own.
7. Evaluation-
The teacher asses student understanding and progress through follow-up with recitations or practice exercises in which students have an opportunity to demonstrate their acquisition of knowledge and skills.

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