Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of a larger unit on the Great Depression. In this unit, students will be focusing on determining importance; summarizing; making predictions; recognizing plot structure; and identifying flashbacks, foreshadowing and setting. Wherever possible, mini-lesson texts relate to American life in the 1930s, and all students will be reading literature circle novels set during this time period in American history.<p/> In today's lesson, students will practice identifying conflict as they read.<p/> <b><p>This resource is part of the <a href="http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_ChelseaKNilsson/TheGreatDepressionUnit">Great Depression Unit</a> collection.</p></b>

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Conflict UBD understanding-by-design

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

LA.7.7.4.a: English

Identify word origins and derivations.

LA.7.7.4.b: English

Use roots, cognates, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.

LA.7.7.4.c: English

Identify and analyze figurative language.

LA.7.7.4.d: English

Identify connotations.

LA.7.7.4.e: English

Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.

LA.7.7.4.f: English

Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

LA.7.7.5.a: English

Describe the elements of narrative structure including setting, character development, plot structure, theme, and conflict.

LA.7.7.5.b: English

Compare and contrast various forms and genres of fictional text.

LA.7.7.5.c: English

Identify conventional elements and characteristics of a variety of genres.

LA.7.7.5.d: English

Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and literary devices including figurative language.

LA.7.7.5.e: English

Make, confirm, and revise predictions.

LA.7.7.5.f: English

Use prior and background knowledge as a context for new learning.

LA.7.7.5.g: English

Make inferences and draw conclusions based on the text.

LA.7.7.5.h: English

Identify the main idea.

LA.7.7.5.i: English

Summarize text relating supporting details.

LA.7.7.5.j: English

Identify the author's organizational pattern.

LA.7.7.5.k: English

Identify cause and effect relationships.

LA.7.7.5.l: English

Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

LA.7.7.6.a: English

Use prior and background knowledge as a context for new learning.

LA.7.7.6.b: English

Use text structures to aid comprehension.

LA.7.7.6.c: English

Identify an author's organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.

LA.7.7.6.d: English

Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information.

LA.7.7.6.e: English

Differentiate between fact and opinion.

LA.7.7.6.f: English

Identify the source, viewpoint, and purpose of texts.

LA.7.7.6.g: English

Describe how word choice and language structure convey an author's viewpoint.

LA.7.7.6.h: English

Identify the main idea.

LA.7.7.6.i: English

Summarize text identifying supporting details.

LA.7.7.6.j: English

Identify cause and effect relationships.

LA.7.7.6.k: English

Organize and synthesize information for use in written formats.

LA.7.7.6.l: English

Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
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