BENNETT LESSON  PLANS

Where appropriate, the following lesson accommodations are utilized for identified ESE and NES students. 1. Provide written outline. 2. Write key points on the board. 3. Make sure directions are understood. 4. Allow extra time to complete tasks. 5. Reduce class/homework assignments. 6. Handout worksheets one at a time. 7. Provide structured routine in written form. 8. Permit computer printed assignments. 9. Provide written directions. 10. Allow extra time for exams. 11. Read all test items. 12. Allow student(s) to write on test. 13. Keep all directions simple and clear. 14. Use materials from a lower skill level if necessary. 15. Class work may be completed at home. 16. Assign buddies and peer tutors. 17. Utilize the Total Physical Response. 18. Limit correcting errors in pronunciation or vocabulary.

  • Differentiated Instruction:
  • Kagan grouping,
  • scaffolded lessons,
  • small group instruction,
  • teacher conferencing,
  • visual & kinesthetic activities

 

Weekly schedule unless disrupted by testing or holidays:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  5-minute read aloud followed by 20 minutes of independent reading and 5 minutes of journaling.  Tuesday and Thursday: 20 minutes of i-Ready. Lessons below are scheduled after weekly designated tasking. Recursive standards such as vocabulary, grammar, and editing will be included but not listed as the primary standard.

 

6th Grade

7th Grade

Weekly Resources

 

 

Monday

1/27/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.2, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can identify the elements in an effective general statement introduction and conclusion

I can identify the elements in an effective general statement introduction and conclusion

Task

I can Identify and take notes on how to create general statement introductions and conclusions with a focus on writing to explain

I can Identify and take notes on how to create general statement introductions and conclusions with a focus on writing to explain

Tuesday

1/28/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion..

Paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Wednesday

1/29/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Thursday

1/30/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Create an introduction with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Create an introduction with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Friday

1/31/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion.

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Create a conclusion with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Create a conclusion with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Weekly schedule unless disrupted by testing or holidays:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  5-minute read aloud followed by 20 minutes of independent reading and 5 minutes of journaling.  Tuesday and Thursday: 20 minutes of i-Ready. Lessons below are scheduled after weekly designated tasking. Recursive standards such as vocabulary, grammar, and editing will be included but not listed as the primary standard.

Weekly Resources

Who Were the Mayans?

Uncontacted

 

6th Grade

7th Grade

Monday

1/20/20

 

Standard

MLK Holiday

MLK Holiday

Target

 

 

Task

 

 

Tuesday

1/21/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.2.5

LAFS.7.RI.2.6

Target

I can assess how separate paragraphs contribute to the overall text structure of “Who Were the Mayans?”

I can analyze an author’s point of view

Task

Text structure analysis activity with text features

Identify the author’s POV based on selected excerpts from “Uncontacted.”

Wednesday

1/22/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.2.6

LAFS.7.RI.2.6

Target

I can analyze an author’s point of view

I can discern an author’s purpose for writing.

Task

Identify the author’s POV based on selected excerpts from “Who Were the Mayans?”

Complete assignment to determine the author’s purpose for including certain elements in “Uncontacted.”

Thursday

1/23/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.3.7, LAFS.6.RI.3.9

LAFS.7.RI.3.9

Target

I can compare and contrast different versions of the same event: Video

I can integrate information from different media. Video

Task

Test on Mayans text

Test on Uncontacted text

Friday

1/24/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.2.5, LAFS.6.RI.2.6

LAFS.7.RI.2.6

Target

Summative Test & Written Response

Summative Test 7 Written Response

Task

.Mayans Test & Essay

Uncontacted Test  & Essay

 

Weekly schedule unless disrupted by testing or holidays:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  5-minute read aloud followed by 20 minutes of independent reading and 5 minutes of journaling.  Tuesday and Thursday: 20 minutes of i-Ready. Lessons below are scheduled after weekly designated tasking. Recursive standards such as vocabulary, grammar, and editing will be included but not listed as the primary standard.

Weekly Resources

Who Were the Mayans?

Uncontacted

 

6th Grade

7th Grade

Monday

1/13/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.1.1

LAFS.7.RI.1.1

Target

I can use text evidence to support my thinking and make inferences.

I can use text evidence to support my thinking and make inferences.

Task

Students will work in pairs for the inference highlighting activity as well as answering short response questions on the text, “Who Were the Mayans?”

Students will work in pairs for the inference highlighting activity as well as answering short response questions on the text, “Uncontacted”

Tuesday

1/14/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.1.1

LAFS.7.RI.1.1

Target

I can identify the main idea and details in a text.

I can identify the main idea and details in a text.

Task

Students will continue to work in pairs for answering short response questions on the text, “Who Were the Mayans?”

Students will continue to work in pairs for answering short response questions on the text, “Uncontacted”

Wednesday

1/15/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.2.5

LAFS.7.RI.2.6

Target

I can assess how separate paragraphs contribute to the overall text structure of “Who Were the Mayans?”

I can analyze an author’s point of view

Task

Text structure analysis activity with text features

Identify the author’s POV based on selected excerpts from “Uncontacted.”

Thursday

1/16/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.RI.2.6

LAFS.7.RI.2.6

Target

I can analyze an author’s point of view

I can discern an author’s purpose for writing.

Task

Identify the author’s POV based on selected excerpts from “Who Were the Mayans?”

Complete assignment to determine the author’s purpose for including certain elements in “Uncontacted.”

Friday

1/17/20

 

Standard

Teacher Work Day

Teacher Work Day

Target

 

 

Task

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Weekly schedule unless disrupted by testing or holidays:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  5-minute read aloud followed by 20 minutes of independent reading and 5 minutes of journaling.  Tuesday and Thursday: 20 minutes of i-Ready. Lessons below are scheduled after weekly designated tasking. Recursive standards such as vocabulary, grammar, and editing will be included but not listed as the primary standard.

 

6th Grade

7th Grade

Weekly Resources

 

 

Monday

1/6/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Pre-holiday review of paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Pre-holiday review of paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Tuesday

1/7/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

I can identify the elements in an effective creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Pre-holiday review of paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Pre-holiday review of paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Wednesday

1/8/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Pre-holiday review of paragraph review activity looking for thesis, hook, and link between them in intro and conclusion.

Thursday

1/9/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Create an introduction with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Create an introduction with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Friday

1/10/20

 

Standard

LAFS.6.W.1.1, LAFS,6,RI..3.8

LAFS.7.W.1.1, LAFS,7.RI.3.8

Target

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion.

I can begin and end an essay with a creative introduction and conclusion

Task

Create a conclusion with hooks, links and thesis statements.

Create a conclusion with hooks, links and thesis statements.