1. Topic-
Formal Reading/Writings and Informal Reading/ Writings
2. Content-
Sharon Draper, Battle of Jericho, Formal writings, formal readings, informal readings, informal writings
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Introduce formal and informal reading/writing
2.Formal reading on Sharon Draper
3.Formal writing on Sharon Draper
4. Informal Reading on her work Battle of Jericho
5. Informal Writing on The Battle of Jericho
4. Objectives-
1.After the lecture students will be able to perform a formal and informal reading/writing with 100% accuracy.
2.After researching the author, students will be able to compose a formal writing of her with 100% accuracy.
3.After the lecture, students will be able to perform an informal reading/ writing of Battle of Jericho with 100% accuracy.
5. Materials and Aids-
PowerPoint presentation, the book Battle of Jericho, Introduction activities
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Differentiate formal and informal reading/writing
2.Sharon Draper and her book Battle of Jeriicho

B. Development-

These activities teach students how to read literature differently. By studying different aspect of the literature students will be able to compose writings using different perspectives of the same work. This opens students to advance creative writings and critical thinking. Activities such as..... will be used to get students excited about their assignments to come.

C. Practice-

1.Students are to do most of their formal research in class using all the necessary resources.
2. Students are to compose a draft of the formal research paper. In class I will critique their work to insure that students are on the right path.
3.Student will perform an informal reading of Battle of Jericho in class. Any questions and ideas that arise will be discussed in class.
4.Students will compose a draft of their informal research paper in class. I will review their work to ensure that students are on the right path.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Research that is not completed in class will be completed at home.
2.Students are to compose their 1.5 page formal research paper at home.
3.Students are to compose their 2 page informal research paper at home/

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

After school assistance will be available

F. Checking for understanding-

Critiquing the work will assets their understanding

G. Closure-

Students are to have an open discussion about their research
7. Evaluation-
Grade the final assignments

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