Date : May 17, 2010<br />Grade Level :9 th grade<br />Unit/Area of Story: Poetry<br />Topic/Theme: Poem “Break, Break, Break”<br />Key Concepts: <br />Skill(s): Answer Questions, Reflective Thinking, Analyze Poem, Create a Poem<br />Value(s): Creativity, Willingness to risk using English to communicate, Desire to share and learn with others<br />Lesson Plan<br />
Grade Level Expectations:<br />R.9.6 Uses elements of poetry and plays to analyze, interpret, and identify genre, imagery, and figurative language<br />W.9.1. Uses transitional words, phrases, and clauses to connect ideas when constructing complex sentences.<br />W. 9.4. Uses figurative language; writes different styles of poems.<br />
Uses familiar vocabulary in sentences and paragraphs and compositions to express ideas and feelings using appropriate grammar and syntax. <br />Interprets messages, dialogues, and stories by responding verbally and nonverbally to readings in appropriate classroom settings <br />Selects and evaluates works read, listened to, or seen, and relates them to personal experiences <br />Standards: Content Standard #1, Content Standard #2, Content Standard #3<br />
Recall the title of the poem with no error.<br />Create a collage with pictures of the students with their friends.<br />Express their feelings and thoughts about the poem with completely freedom.<br />Objectives: After having read the poem “Break, Break, Break” the students will:<br />
The teacher will orally ask the students what they see in the pictures.<br />The teacher will explain that these are some of her friends and family members she is gratefull for.<br />Initial Activities:<br />
The students are going to read and study some vocabulary words.<br />The students, along with the teacher are going to read the poem “Break, Break, Break”.<br />The students will have a free conversation with the teacher and the rest of the classroom, about the poem and its message.<br />Development Activities:<br />
The students will write 2 paragraphs inspired by the lost of a loved one, writing about the friends and family members they are grateful for having.<br />After finished their task, the students are going to read their paragraphs out loud, voluntarily.<br />Closing Activities:<br />
The students will research online about a poem inspired on the love for nature. They will have to bring the poem the read and selected for the next class.<br />Diversity: <br />Individualized help will be given to students will special needs.<br />Homework:<br />
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