1. Topic-
Constructing Timelines
2. Content-
Students will be asked to answer several questions about themselves and put them down on separate not cards. The students will then take the events that they have recorded and put them in order from oldest to most recent, constructing a timeline.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.answer ten bio questions
2.Write in complete sentences
3.Arrange events from oldest to newest
4. Objectives-
1.Write in complete sentences
2.Time sequencing
5. Materials and Aids-
note cards, pencils
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Stories are most interesting when they're told in order

B. Development-

1.Refer to teacher bio to point out important events
2.write the events on note cards

C. Practice-

1.ask students to organize events from teacher bio
2.answer 2 bio questions as a class
3.let students share answers

D. Independent Practice-

1.answer all 8 of the remaining bio questions
2.arrange note cards in order

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Fewer bio questions for ELLs

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Check student work, observe the timelines
2.ticket out of class... show 5 complete cards

G. Closure-

Timeline will be turned into an autobiography

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