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Lesson Plan~The Academy for Technology & the Classics~Cultivating Fearless Learners

Instructors name:
Ayers

Course/Grade:
Grade 10 Pre-AP World Literature

Week of:

Unit Name:

11/16 11/20

Flash Fiction

(1A)*Essential

Question(s):
(1A/1B) Connections (prior/future learning):
What are the essential elements of fiction? What must
Students will connect with prior experience analyzing
be present in a story in order to consider it a complete
works of literature.
narrative?
(1A) Common Core/State Standards:
W.9-10; RL.9-10; SL.9-10
(1E) Other considerations (modifications,
(1D) Resources/Materials:
accommodations, acceleration, ELL, etc.
Crossing Spider Creek (flash fiction)
All accommodations and modifications indicated in
Flash Fiction Handout
student IEPs will be followed. Any needs of ELL
students (modification of assignment length,
modification of assignment complexity, modification of
source reading, etc.) will be implemented.
(1F) Assessment (How will you monitor progress and know students have successfully met outcomes? What happens
when students understand and when they dont understand?
Daily: direct observation
This Week: direct observation/flash fiction pieces/essays

MONDAY
Friday 11/20: Flash fiction pieces due
Friday 11/20: second draft essays due
Learning Target: Students will show understanding
of the principles of flash fiction through oral discussion.
(1C)

(1C)

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: oral discussion


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

Do Now: How short can a short story be?

In class we will read and discuss Crossing Spider


Creek. We will then look over a handout describing
how to write flash fiction. Students will generate
multiple pieces of flash fiction and turn in one piece on
Friday.
TUESDAY

DEA TESTING
WEDNESDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will show understanding
of the principles of flash fiction by generating a piece of
flash fiction.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: flash fiction


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what

Do Now: Describe your progress in writing flash


fiction this week.
(1C)

THURSDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will show understanding
of the principles of flash fiction by generating a piece of
flash fiction.
Do Now: Describe your progress in writing flash
fiction this week.
(1C)

FRIDAY
(1C) Learning Target: Students will show understanding
of the principles of flash fiction by generating a piece of
flash fiction.
Do Now: Describe your progress in writing flash
fiction this week.
(1C)

we learned today and how we will use these skills in the


future.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: flash fiction


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss what
we learned today and how we will use these skills in the
future.

(1F)Embedded Formative Assessment: flash fiction


(1B)Closing Activity: As a whole class, we will discuss
what we learned today and how we will use these skills in
the future.

Students will turn in one piece of flash fiction today


(double spaced, written on one side of the page only).
Students will turn in second draft essays (along with a
first draft) today.

*Refers to NMTEACH Rubric:


1A-Demonstrating knowledge of content
1B-Designing coherent instruction
1C-Setting Instructional outcomes
1D-Demonstrating knowledge of resources
1E-Demonstrating knowledge of students
1F-Designing student assessment

Formative Assessment includes, but is not limited to:


Exit tickets, white board response, consensagrams, red/green cards, formal or
informal student conferences, sticky note assessment.