YOUNG GOODMAN BROWNBY NATHANIEL HAWTHORNEEnglishSecondary LevelTenth Grade
STANDARDS &EXPECTATIONSListening and Speaking 10.4Expresses thoughts and opinions to evaluate text,debate current events, concepts, and literaryelements; makes inferences, as well as drawsconclusions from listening to a variety of texts,performances, and multimedia sources.
OBJECTIVESConceptual:Having concluded reading the story YoungGoodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne, thestudents will be able to explain the most importantterms and events from the story for the upcomingexam.
OBJECTIVESProcedural:Confronted with a series of debate questionsabout the story, the students will demonstratethat they are able to develop appropriateanswers to answer the questions with the helpof their peers.
OBJECTIVESAttitudinal:Finished the activity of the groupdebate questions, the students willcollaborate with their peers in clarifyingdoubts and recalling what wasunderstood.
CONCEPTS DISCUSSED•Vocabulary Words•Author’s Biography•Plot of the Story
Reflection of theDay!“the nice thingabout teamwork isthat you alwayshave others onyour side.”- Margaret CartyINITIAL ACTIVITY
DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITYStep 1After having read the reflection of the importance andbenefits of group work, the students were assigned intogroups of six to begin the debate game.
DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITYStep 2The rules of the debate game were discussed; each memberof the groups could only volunteer twice in answering thedebate. If the answer was incorrect, the same questionwould be asked to a member of the following group. Thegroup that answered correctly received a point.
DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITYStep 3Once the students have finished answering thedebate questions the points of each group wasadded. The group with the most points wasannounced. Students collaborated with their groupsin filling out a KWL chart.
ASSESSMENTCategory 4 3 2 1FollowInstructionsStudent was able tofollow all theinstructions.Student was able tofollow most theinstructions.Student was able tofollow some of theinstructions.Student follows none ofthe instructions.GroupcollaborationAlways shares with,listens to, and supportsthe efforts of themembers in the group.Often shares with,listens to, and supportsthe efforts of themembers in the group.Rarely shares with,listens to, and supportsthe efforts of themembers in the group.Does not share with,listens to, and supportsthe efforts of themembers in the group.StudentParticipationExcellent participation Great participation Good participation. Poor participation.Answered inCompleteSentencesStudent was able toanswer in completesentences.Student translated whenanswering in completesentences.Student struggled whenanswering incompletesentences.Student was not able toanswer in completesentences.KnowledgeGainedComplete Mastery oftopic.Good mastery oftopic.Little mastery oftopic.No mastery of top