Lesson plan

Lesson 17 - Setting Purpose: From Engagement Text to Decodables

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3.f http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3/f
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3/d
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3/c
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3

Lesson 17 - Setting Purpose: From Engagement Text to Decodables

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Daily Learning Targets 

  • Opening A: I can retell the events from the current edition of Sunnyside Gazette: “Fire Chief Sparks Rescues Neighborhood Alley Cat from City Tree.”
  • Opening B (optional): Using evidence from the text, I can answer questions about the current edition of the Sunnyside Gazette: “Fire Chief Sparks Rescues Neighborhood Alley Cat from Tree.”
  • Work Time A: I can read high-frequency words and words that “don’t play fair”: “boy,” “only,” “open,” “once,” “tree.” 
    • I can read second-grade words that “don’t play fair” (irregularly spelled words).
  • Work Time B: I can read the decodable text: “Stuck Up High.” 
    • I can decode (regularly spelled) two-syllable words with long vowels.
    • I can decode words with common prefixes (part of the word at the beginning) and suffixes (part of the word at the end).
    • I can read second-grade words that “don’t play fair” (irregularly spelled words).

In Advance

  • Prepare:
    • Snap or Trap T-chart.
    • Snap or Trap Word Cards (write the following words on index cards: “boy,” “only,” “open,” “once,” “tree,” “again,” “but,” “by,” “what”).
    • Interactive Word Wall (one to display).
    • Comprehension Conversation questions (if different from suggested questions).
  • Pre-determine partnerships for retelling during Opening A and Work Time B.
  • Gather materials for differentiated small group instruction (see Differentiated Small Groups).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: comprehension, grapple, responsibility, retelling
  • Text-specific: located at, alerted, responded, lure, supplies, bullhorn, aerial ladder

Materials

  • Enlarged Engagement Text: “Fire Chief Sparks Rescues Neighborhood Alley Cat from Tree”
  • Snap or Trap Word Cards (one of each)
  • Snap or Trap T-chart (on white board or chart paper; Snap on one side and Trap on the other)
  • Enlarged Cycle 4 Decodable Student Reader: Stuck up High (one to display)
  • Cycle 4 Decodable Reader: Stuck up High (one per student)
  • Interactive Word Wall (one to display)
  • Highlighters (one per student and one for teacher)
  • Highlighter tape (optional; for the teacher to use to highlight the Decodable Reader)
  • Tape, magnet, or other material to fasten Snap or Trap Word Cards to the Snap or Trap T-chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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