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					                                                               Brunswick High School
                                                              LFS Weekly Lesson Plan


Teacher: Van Buskirk, Luko,      Subject: American Lit                Dates: January, 17-20               Unit Topic: First Encounters
Hutcheson                        PLEASE NOTE: SCHEDULING              January 23-27
                                 AND STRATEGIES WILL VARY
                                 AS EACH TEACHER WORKS TO
                                 MEET THE NEEDS OF SPECIFIC
                                 CLASSES.

Standard(s):
ELAALRL 1,2,3,5; ELAALRC1-4; ELA11W 1,2,4; ELA11C1,2; ELA11LSV1

Prior to teaching: Daily grammar OR vocabulary OR journaling OR nonfiction OR nonfiction passages.

         Monday                    Tuesday 1/17               Wednesday 1/18               Thursday 1/19                     Friday 1/20
Essential Question Unit: Why are nonfiction texts important to the development of American literature?
Holiday No School!         How do I recognize the       How do I identify the       How do I compose a Laws         How do I recognize the
                           author’s purpose in          author’s purpose in a       of Life Essay?                  author’s purpose in historical
                           historical narratives and    nonfiction text?                                            narratives and slave
                           slave narrative?             How do I recognize the                                      narrative?
                                                        author’s purpose in
                           How does a writer use        historical narratives and                                   How does a writer use
                           language devices (diction,   slave narrative?                                            language devices (diction,
                           imagery, symbolism,                                                                      imagery, symbolism,
                           figurative language) for                                                                 figurative language) for
                           specific effects in slave                                                                specific effects in slave
                           narratives?                                                                              narratives?

Activating/Acceleration:
(Some ideas: KWL, Pre-reading, Think Pair Share, Thinking Maps, Vocabulary Overview, Word Splash, Survey, Big Four)
                           Discuss and present video     Thinking Maps               Pre-reading                  Final review
Pre-reading                about the Middle Passage.


Cognitive Teaching Strategies: include time for distributed practice or summarizing
(Some ideas: Lecture/Question, Read/Discuss, TIMS, Hands on Activity, Thinking Map, Pictograph, Research, Vocabulary,        Diagrams/Graphs,
Comprehension)
                                                                Brunswick High School
                                                               LFS Weekly Lesson Plan


                            Laws of Life rough draft        1.Grammar #2 #1-4/check       First half of block in media   Assessment:
                            due=10 pts.                     2.Defined/review Lit terms    center typing Laws of Life         1. Context clue mini
                            Journal #3- Describe a          for First Encounters unit.    essays.                                lesson
                            time when you visited a         3. Literary Periods handout   Laws of Life essay due-            2. Journal #4- write 5
                            place for the first time. How   4. First Encounters pgs.      value = 25 points                      original sentences
                            did you feel?                   66-68                         Reviewed Vocab. #1                     using one voc.
                                                                                           rd
                            Laws of Life peer               Read/Discuss Of Plymouth      3 block reviewed voc 1-2               Word per sentence.
                            editing/proofreading            Plantation by William                                                Underline voc.
                            First Encounters pgs. 66-68     Bradford. Answer                                                     Word and label
                            Read/Discuss Of Plymouth        corresponding questions.                                             what type of context
                            Plantation by William                                                                                clue you used in
                            Bradford. Answer                                                                                     your sentence.
                            corresponding questions.                                                                             Vocab. #1 Quiz
                                                                                                                         Voc. #1-2 Quiz (Honors)




Summarizing Strategies: (Some ideas: Ticket Out the Door, 3-2-1, The Important Thing, One Word, Learning Logs)
Answer EQ                  Learning log OR ticket out   CHUNKING/                      ONE QUESTION QUIZ or              ONE QUESTION QUIZ or
                           the door OR The Important    MAPPING/QUAD                   TICKET OUT THE DOOR               TICKET OUT THE DOOR or
                           Thing                        CLUSTER                        or THE IMPORTANT                  THE IMPORTANT THING
                                                        or ONE WORD SUMMARY THING
                                                        or ONE QUESTION QUIZ

        Monday 1/23                    Tuesday1/24              Wednesday1/25            Thursday 1/26                           Friday 1/27
Essential Question Unit: Why are nonfiction texts important to the development of American literature?
How do I recognize the         How do I recognize the
author’s purpose in a          author’s purpose in a slave How do I prove
historical narrative?          narrative?                  understanding of historical
                                                           narratives and eyewitness
How does a writer use          How does a writer use       accounts?
language devices (diction,     language devices (diction,
imagery, symbolism,            imagery, symbolism,
figurative language) for       figurative language) for
specific effects in historical specific effects in slave
narratives?                    narratives?
                               How do I prove
                               understanding of historical
                                                              Brunswick High School
                                                             LFS Weekly Lesson Plan


                             narratives and eyewitness
                             accounts?


Activating/Acceleration:
(Some ideas: KWL, Pre-reading, Think Pair Share, Thinking Maps, Vocabulary Overview, Word Splash, Survey, Big Four)
                           Discuss and present video     Thinking Maps               Pre-reading                  Final review
Pre-reading                about the Middle Passage.


Cognitive Teaching Strategies: include time for distributed practice or summarizing
(Some ideas: Lecture/Question, Read/Discuss, TIMS, Hands on Activity, Thinking Map, Pictograph, Research, Vocabulary,      Diagrams/Graphs,
Comprehension)
     1. Grammar #3 -#1-3         1. Journal #5-
     2.check voc #2 check             Discuss a story
     voc. 3-4                         from the media
     3. Discuss/review Of             based on a
     Plymouth Plantation by           kidnapping.
     William Bradford.      Read/Discuss “My Sojourn
     Answer corresponding   in the Lands of My
     questions.             Ancestors” by Maya
4. Read/Discuss The         Angelou. Answer
Interesting Narrative of    corresponding questions.
Equiano. Answer             Assessment:
corresponding questions.
                            First Encounters
                            Multiple choice and short
                            response.
                            Colony to Country Unit
                            study guide
                            Define lit. terms #1-24 Due
                            tomorrow.


Summarizing Strategies: (Some ideas: Ticket Out the Door, 3-2-1, The Important Thing, One Word, Learning Logs)
Answer EQ                  Learning log OR ticket out   CHUNKING/                      ONE QUESTION QUIZ or         ONE QUESTION QUIZ or
                           the door OR The Important    MAPPING/QUAD                   TICKET OUT THE DOOR          TICKET OUT THE DOOR or
                           Thing                        CLUSTER                        or THE IMPORTANT             THE IMPORTANT THING
                                                        or ONE WORD SUMMARY THING
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or ONE QUESTION QUIZ

				
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