Learning Plan for Sentence Starters and sentence types (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex)
Lesson Essential Question: How do you incorporate the standard rules of grammar into written and spoken formats?
Lesson Narrative: From different mini-lessons students will learn how to incorporate participial phrases, adverbs, adjectives out of order as well as different sentence types to make writing more interesting.
Learning Plan for: Understanding how conflict changes characters
Lesson Essential Question: How does conflict within a story/novel change characters?
Lesson Narrative: Using the novel, The Outsiders, students will be able to explore how authors write to make characters complete, and how to deal with conflict within themselves and others. This novel will be used to look at setting, characterization, and conflict.
Unit Resources include general, global resources that might include bookmarks, books, periodicals, media and software. URLs need to be provided for each resource to identify a source from which it can be obtained. Resources might include those purchased as part of an adoption. More specific resources will be referenced within the teaching procedures.