Topic: Conjunctions, Interjections, Prepositions Page 1 of 1 Grade/Subject Area: Sixth Reading/Language
Prior Knowledge: What is a phrase? Why Unit Essential Questions: How are Unit Instructional Resources: Dictionary,
use an exclamation point? What are the conjunctions, interjections, and prepositions skills practice sheets, overhead projector
coordinating conjunctions? What are used correctly and effectively?
Concept: Students will use coordinating Concept: Students will identify common Concept: Students will identify prepositional
conjunctions to join nouns, verbs, and simple interjections. phrases with parentheses.
Pre-Assessment Strategy: Students will be Pre-Assessment Strategy: Students will be Pre-Assessment Strategy: Students will
asked to clap when they hear a conjunction asked to provide an “excitement word” for a locate prepositions in two sentences.
in a sentence. scenario.
Vocabulary: noun, verb, simple sentence Vocabulary: interject, exclamation point, Vocabulary: phrase, preposition, parentheses
Lesson Essential Question: What are the Lesson Essential Question: Why use an Lesson Essential Question: What is the
coordinating conjunctions? interjection? pattern of a prepositional phrase?
Assessment: Given ten sentences, students Assessment: Students will place an Assessment: Students will list ten
will write the terms that are joined by a appropriate interjection in ten sentences and prepositions and create a phrase with each.
coordinating conjunction. punctuate them correctly.