1. Topic-
Getting ideas for Writing
I Love School
2. Content-
*Hearing and discussing a story
*Generating ideas about kindergarten and first grade
*Draw and write freely about things they are interested in
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.TSW gather in a responsible way
2. TSW hear and discuss a story
3. TSW generate ideas about kindergarten/1st grade
4. TSW Speak clearly
5. Listen to one another
4. Objectives-
K.1 TSW demonstrate growth in use of oral language.
a. Listen to a variety of literary forms, including stories and poems.
Related Standard(s) K.10,
K.2 The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.
a) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
b) Use number words.
c) Use words to describe/name people, places, and things.
d) Use words to describe/name location, size, color, and shape.
e) Use words to describe/name actions.
f) Ask about words not understood.
g) Use vocabulary from other content areas.

K.6 The student will demonstrate an understanding that print conveys meaning.
c) Read and explain own writing and drawings.
K.7 The student will develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles.
d) Identify beginning consonant sounds in single-syllable words. K.8 The student will expand vocabulary.
a) Discuss meanings of words.
b) Develop vocabulary by listening to a variety of texts read aloud.
K.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.
a) Identify what an author does and what an illustrator does.
b) Relate previous experiences to what is read.
d) Begin to ask and answer questions about what is read.
K.11 The student will print in manuscript.
a) Print uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet independently.
b) Print his/her first and last names.
K.12 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
a) Differentiate pictures from writing.
b) Draw pictures and/or use letters and phonetically spelled words to write about experiences.
c) Use letters and beginning consonant sounds to spell phonetically words to describe pictures or write about experiences.
d) Write left to right and top to bottom.

1.1 The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
e) Express ideas orally in complete sentences.
1.2 The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.
a) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
b) Begin to ask for clarification and explanation of words and ideas.
c) Use common singular and plural nouns.
1.3 The student will adapt or change oral language to fit the situation.
a) Initiate conversation with peers and adults.
b) Follow rules for conversation using appropriate voice level in small-group settings.
c) Ask and respond to questions.
d) Follow simple two-step oral directions.
e) Give simple two-step oral directions.
1.5 The student will apply knowledge of how print is organized and read.
a) Read from left to right and from top to bottom.
b) Match spoken words with print.
c) Identify letters, words, sentences, and ending punctuation.
d) Read his/her own writing.
1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
a) Use beginning and ending consonants to decode and spell single-syllable words.
b) Use two-letter consonant blends to decode and spell single-syllable words.
c) Use beginning consonant digraphs to decode and spell single-syllable words.
d) Use short vowel sounds to decode and spell single-syllable words.
e) Blend beginning, middle, and ending sounds to recognize and read words.
f) Use word patterns to decode unfamiliar words.
g) Read and spell simple two-syllable compound words.
h) Read and spell commonly used sight words.
1.12 The student will print legibly.
a) Form letters accurately.
b) Space words within sentences.
c) Use the alphabetic code to write unknown words phonetically.
1.13 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
a) Generate ideas.
b) Focus on one topic.
g) Share writing with others.

5. Materials and Aids-
TA pg. 19
* Book I Love School
*prepare a sheet of chart paper so it looks like an enlarged version of the writing/drawing paper the student will use. Both a kindi and 1st grade model. May want to laminate.
*Writing/drawing paper; pencils, crayons or markers
*Optional-Chart paper and markers
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. TA pg 20/1
Gather and get ready to listen
2. TA pg 21/2
Read I Love School! aloud

B. Development-

TA pg. 21/3
Discuss the book and generate writing ideas

C. Practice-

Practice is on Day 2

D. Independent Practice-

Practice is on Day 2

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Reread
2. May draw a response to questions
3. TA pg. 22/ Extension
Create opportunities for Storytelling

F. Checking for understanding-

TA pg. 21/4, reflect on listening to one another

G. Closure-

1. Discuss positive behavior in writing community
2. Listening skills
3. Body language of a good listener
7. Evaluation-
1. Able to look at the speaker
2. Turn taking within the group
3. Able to ask and answer questions

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