Lesson plan

Lesson 20: Practicing Fluency with a Literary Text

Quick assign

You have saved this lesson plan!

Here's where you can access your saved items.

Dismiss
Content placeholder

Card of

or to view additional materials

You'll gain access to interventions, extensions, task implementation guides, and more for this %{lesson_type}.

About this lesson:

Students use excerpts from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain to write original reader’s theatre scripts, practicing fluency.

Additional Notes:

  • Prepare in advance of class, copies of the following scripts for groups (larger classes will have duplicates) or alternatively, students can read from their texts:

    • Yankee’s arrival  (ch. 1, p.7-8)

    • Yankee and Court after Eclipse (ch. 6, p. 29-30)

    • Yankee’s description of his living condition (Ch. 7, p.32-33)

    • Merlin & Yankee confrontation (Ch. 7, p. 35-36)

    • The Yankee’s title (Ch. 8, p. 40-41)

Related content
Appears in
Provide feedback