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LessonPlanningFormforAccessibleInstructionCalvinCollegeEducationProgram

Teacher:ErinGibbs

Date:Friday,December4,2015Subject/Topic/Theme:SocialStudies/BillofRights/PresentationsGrade:4th/5th

I.Objectives
Howdoesthislessonconnecttotheunitplan?
Previously,thestudentshavebeenresearchinganamendmentwithagroupanddesigningaprojectoftheirchoosingtoteachtheclassabouttheiramendment.Todays
classwillserveastheassessmentportionoftheunit...todayispresentationday!

cognitive
physical
socioemoti
Learnerswillbeableto:
RUApAnEC* development
onal

Demonstratetheirknowledgeofanamendmentthroughaproject
Valuetheeffortittakestoteachbyhavingtoteachthemselves
Articulateinformationclearly

Ap
E

CommonCorestandards(orGLCEsifnotavailableinCommonCore)addressed:

CommonCoreStateStandards
CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.4.2
:
Paraphraseportionsofatextreadaloudorinformationpresentedindiversemediaandformats,includingvisually,quantitatively,and
orally.

CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.5.2
:
Summarizeawrittentextreadaloudorinformationpresentedindiversemediaandformats,includingvisually,quantitatively,and
orally.

CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.4.4
:
Reportonatopicortext,tellastory,orrecountanexperienceinanorganizedmanner,usingappropriatefactsandrelevant,

descriptivedetailstosupportmainideasorthemesspeakclearlyatanunderstandablepace.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.5.4
:
Reportonatopicortextorpresentanopinion,sequencingideaslogicallyandusingappropriatefactsandrelevant,descriptivedetails
tosupportmainideasorthemesspeakclearlyatanunderstandablepace.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.4.5
:

Addaudiorecordingsandvisualdisplaystopresentationswhenappropriatetoenhancethedevelopmentofmainideasorthemes.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.SL.5.5
:
Includemultimediacomponents(e.g.,graphics,sound)andvisualdisplaysinpresentationswhenappropriatetoenhancethe
developmentofmainideasorthemes.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.L.4.1
:

DemonstratecommandoftheconventionsofstandardEnglishgrammarandusagewhenwritingorspeaking.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.L.5.1:

DemonstratecommandoftheconventionsofstandardEnglishgrammarandusagewhenwritingorspeaking.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.L.4.3:

Useknowledgeoflanguageanditsconventionswhenwriting,speaking,reading,orlistening.
CCSS.ELALITERACY.L.5.3
:
Useknowledgeoflanguageanditsconventionswhenwriting,speaking,reading,orlistening
.

GradeLevelContentExpectations
P4.2.2
Participateinprojectstohelporinformothers
U3.3.8
DescribetherightsfoundintheFirst,Second,
Third,
andFourthAmendmentstotheUnitedStatesConstitution.

21stCenturySkills
Communication:
Theabilitytoproperlyread,write,present,andcomprehendideasbetweenavarietyofmediumsandaudiences.

*remember,understand,apply,analyze,evaluate,create

II.Beforeyoustart
Identifyprerequisiteknowledgeand
skills.

Studentsshould:
Knowtheirroleinthepresentation
Havepracticedtheirpresentation
Knowenoughabouttheiramendmenttospeakaboutittotheclass
Preassessment(forlearning):

Outlineassessmentactivities
(applicabletothislesson)

Formative(forlearning):

Formative(aslearning):
Studentswillfilloutanoutlinewhileothergroupsarepresenting

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Summative(oflearning
):

Presentingtheirprojectswillbetheirassessmentfortheunit

Whatbarriersmightthislesson
present?
Thislessonmayprovetobechallenging
forthosewhohavetrouble
concentratingonmorethanonethingat
atimesincetheywillhavetolistento
thepresentersandfillinanoutline.It
mayalsobedifficultforthosewhoare
nervouswhenpresenting.

Whatwillittake
neurodevelopmentally,experientially,
emotionally,etc.,foryourstudentsto
dothislesson?
Intodayslesson,themajorthings
thatwillaidthestudentsin
succeedingwillbeemotionalfactors.
Beingabletopushtheirinsecurities
andstagefrightasidewillmakethis
presentationmucheasierforthem.
Theywillalsoneedtobeabletokeep
theirfocusonthetaskbeforethem.
Anotherimportantfunctionwillbe
language.Beingabletospeakclearly
isextremelyimportanthere.They
willbeallowedtohavescriptsofwhat
tosaytoaidinthis.Focusingonhow
theywillsaythewordsratherthan
focusingonthewordstosaywillhelp
themmaximizelanguagefunctions.

Materialswhatmaterials(books,
handouts,etc)doyouneedforthis
lessonandaretheyreadytouse?

ProvideMultipleMeansof
Representation
Provideoptionsforperception
makinginformationperceptible
Studentsmaysitinaplacethatis
bestforthemtoseeandhear,as
longasitisnotdisruptingothers.

Provideoptionsforlanguage,
mathematicalexpressions,and
symbols
clarify&connect
language

Whenstudentsarepresenting,
theywillhavetodefineany
wordsthatotherstudentsmay
notknow.Iftherearequestions
attheendofapresentation,
theycanlookinadictionaryor
askateacherforhelp.
Provideoptionsforcomprehension
activate,apply&highlight

Toprovidebackground
knowledge,thestudentswillbe
givenanoutlinesheettofillin
duringpresentations.Also,
whengroupsarepresenting,
theywillbetalkingabout
amendmentsandthiswill
providebackgroundknowledge
too.
24outlines
4cleanrubrics
24ReflectionSheets

ProvideMultipleMeansof
ActionandExpression
Provideoptionsforphysicalaction
increaseoptionsforinteraction
Whilegroupsarepresenting,they
willbemovingaroundandtherest
oftheclasswillbeseated.This
rotationistoprovideabalance
betweenactionandrest.Thosewho
areseatedwillgetachanceto
stretchattheendofeach
presentationwhentheystarthe
presentinggroup.
Afterpresentationsaredone,
studentsmayaskquestionsorusea
referencebookforhelp.
Provideoptionsforexpressionand
communication
increasemedium
ofexpression

Whilestudentsareperforming,
theywillbeallowedtohavea
scriptwiththemincasetheyget
nervous,andIwillbeableto
chimeinifIthinktheyneed
helporiftheyleaveoutan
importantpieceofinformation.
Provideoptionsforexecutive
functions
coordinateshort&long
termgoals,monitorprogress,and
modifystrategies

Inthepresentationreflections,
studentswillbeaskedto
respondwithhowtheywould
changetheirpresentationifthey
weretodoitagain.(Theycan
eitherwriteordrawtheir
answer).

ProvideMultipleMeansof
Engagement
Provideoptionsforrecruiting
interest
choice,relevance,value,
authenticity,minimizethreats
Groupsmaychoosewhenthey
presentratherthanmeassigningan
order.
Thedoorwillbeclosedto
minimizedistractions.
Anyonenotpresentingwillbe
takingnotessothattheirattention
isfocusedonthepresentersandnot
somethingelsetheysawinthe
corneroftheireye:)
Provideoptionsforsustaining
effortandpersistence
optimize
challenge,collaboration,
masteryorientedfeedback

Attheendofthepresentation
time,studentsmaycollaborate
withoneanothertogetmore
informationaboutthe
amendments,especiallyifthey
missedblanksonthenotesheet.
Provideoptionsforselfregulation
expectations,personalskillsand
strategies,selfassessment&
reflection
Studentswillreflectonhowtheir
presentationwentaftereveryone
haspresented.theywillbeaskedto
answerthepromptswithawritten
ordrawnresponse.

Thestudentswillsitintheirassignedseats,butIwillbemovingthetablestomakemoreroomatthe
frontoftheclassforpresenters.
Howwillyourclassroombesetupfor

thislesson?
III.ThePlan

Time
:00

Components
Motivation
(opening/

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Describe
teacher
activitiesAND
student
activities
foreachcomponentofthelesson.Includeimportanthigherorderthinkingquestionsand/or
prompts.
Studentswillbegivensometimetofinishtheir
Studentsmovetotheirworklocationsand
projectsandpracticethemtwicetoprepare.Iwill
complete/practicetheirpresentations.

introduction/
engagement)

:15

:16

Development
(thelargest
componentor
mainbodyof
thelesson)

:20

:25

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begoinggrouptogrouptoaskwhohaswhatrole
andmakingnoteofitsoIcankeeptrackduring
presentations.

Calleveryonebacktogetherandallowaminuteto
leteveryonegetsettledin.Handoutnotesheets,
explainingthattheyshouldplacethoseundertheir
nametagsfornow.

Say:Itsthedayyouveallbeenwaitingfor,its
presentationday!!

Beforewegetgoing,Iwanttoteachyouanew
waytoclapforeachgroupaftertheypresent.
Itscalledstarringthem.
Explainstarring:
clapthreetimes,clapthreetimesagain,thenpoint
andsayYouareastar!

Havetheclasspracticeitwithmeacoupleoftimes

Now,aboutthosenotesheetsinfrontofyou(ask
studentstohavethemoutnow),youaregoingtobe
fillingintheblanksaseachgrouppresentssothat
youcanrememberwhattheotheramendmentsare.
Ifyoumissanything,therewillsometimebetween
presentationstogetthemfilledin.

Ask:Now,dowehaveanyvolunteerstogofirst?

Chooseagrouptogofirst,thenaskwhowouldlike
togo2nd,3rdand4th,sothentheyknowwhois
goingbeforebeginning,

Eachgroupwillhaveabout5minutestopresent.If
werunoutoftime,probablyjustonegroupwill
havetopresentthenextday.

Say:Remembertobefillingintheblanksonthe
notetakingsheetwhilethepresentationsare
goingon.

Invitethefirstgrouptocometothefrontofthe
room,remindingthemtostatetheiramendments
nameandnumberandgiveabriefsummaryofit
beforebeginningiftheyareperformingaskitora
song.
Sitinthebackoftheroomandmakecommentson
therubricsastheypresent.
Whentheyfinish,havestudentsstandandstar
theirclassmates.
Allowafewminutestogetblanksfilledin.

Say:Ifyoumissedanyblanks,pleaseturnto
yourtablepartnerandgetthemfilledin.

PaperPassers(2predesignatedstudents)passout
notesheets.

Iexpectsomecheersandsomegroansfromthe
students

Studentsdoitwithmeonceandonceontheirown.

Studentslookaroundateachother,andabrave
soulortworaisetheirhands.

Groupswillvolunteertopresent.

Group1willpresent,andthentheclasswillstand
andstarthemattheend.

Studentsturntotheirtablepartnerstofillinany
blankstheymissed.

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:35

:40

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:52

Closure
(conclusion,
culmination,
wrapup)

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Group2Presents
Classstars

Allowafewminutestogetblanksfilledin.
Group2presents.
Say:Ifyoumissedanyblanks,
pleaseturntoyourtablepartnerandgetthem
filledin.

Group3presents
Classstars

Allowafewminutestogetblanksfilledin.
Group2presents.
Say:Ifyoumissedanyblanks,
pleaseturntoyourtablepartnerandgetthem
filledin.

Group4presents
Classstars

Allowafewminutestogetblanksfilledin.
Group2presents.
Say:Ifyoumissedanyblanks,
pleaseturntoyourtablepartnerandgetthem
filledin.

Bringtheclassbacktogetherandthanktheclassfor
presenting.

Iftherewasagroupthatcouldntpresent,remind
themthattheywillgetachancetomorrow

Handoutreflections.
Say:Thissheetinfrontofyouisareflection
sheet.Iwantyoutospendthenext57minutes
writingareflectionaboutyourpresentation.
Makesuretoreaddirectionscarefully!

Groupsthatdidpresentwillbereflectingontheir
presentation

Gatherclassbacktogetheraftercollecting
reflections.
Say:Ithasbeensuchapleasurewatchingyouall
presentandwitnessyourcreativityandjoyin
creatingthem.Ihopeyouallenjoyedthe
experienceofcomingupwithskitsandposters,
andIhopeyouevenenjoyresearchalittlebit
morethanyoumaybedidbefore.Nowyoucan
readabookorlookatanarticleandsay,I
knowhowtotakenotesonthis!andthats
prettycool.Ihopeyoulearnedsomethingabout

Group2willpresent,andthentheclasswillstand
andstarthemattheend.
Studentsturntotheirtablepartnerstofillinany
blankstheymissed.

Group3willpresent,andthentheclasswillstand
andstarthemattheend.
Studentsturntotheirtablepartnerstofillinany
blankstheymissed.

Group4willpresent,andthentheclasswillstand
andstarthemattheend.
Studentsturntotheirtablepartnerstofillinany
blankstheymissed.

Groupsthatpresentedreflectontheirpresentation.


workinginagrouptoo,abouthowitsnot
alwayseasytocometoanagreementwhenhalf
ofyouwantonethingandhalfofyouwant
anotherthing.Remembertheseexperiences,for
theywillserveyouwellinyourfutureinmiddle
school,highschool,andevencollege!
Yourreflectionaboutthelesson,includingevidence(s)ofstudentlearningandengagement,aswellasideasforimprovementfornext
time.
(Writethisafterteachingthelesson,ifyouhadachancetoteachit.Ifyoudidnotteachthislesson,focusontheprocessofpreparingthe
lesson.)

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