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Lesson 10 - Writing a Pourquoi Tale: A Resolution to the Problem

teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/3
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.3.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/3/c
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.3.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/3/d
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/3/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/4
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/3
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/5
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/3/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.3.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/3/b

Lesson 10 - Writing a Pourquoi Tale: A Resolution to the Problem

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 10 Narrative found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can write the end of a pourquoi tale that provides a resolution to the problem and wraps up my story.
  • I can use temporal words and phrases to show the order of events.

Purpose of Lesson

  • In this lesson, students write the end of their independent pourquoi tale. Similar to Lesson 9, they are reminded to use vocabulary logs and the domain- specific Word Wall to ensure that their language is precise and interesting. There is also a mini lesson about temporal words.
  • The research reading students complete for homework helps to build both their vocabulary and knowledge pertaining to frogs and specifically frog adaptations. By participating in this volume of reading over a span of time, students will develop a wide base of knowledge about the world and the words that help describe and make sense of it.

In Advance

  • Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Understanding Poetry and Pourquoi Tales are returned to students with feedback in this lesson. Ensure that you have provided feedback for each student.
  • Post: Learning targets.

Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display and assign the lesson and new digital materials to students before class.
  • For digital assignments, ensure that students have access to a digital device.
  • Be sure students have access to the Narrative Template: "Why Do Pollywogs Wiggle?" (assigned in Lesson 4, used in Lessons 10, and 11).
  • Be sure students have access to the Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: "Why Do Pollywogs Wiggle?" (assigned in Lesson 3).
  • Be sure students have access to the Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: New "Why" Question (assigned in Lesson 5).
  • Be sure students have access to the Narrative Template: New “Why” Question (assigned in Lesson 8).
  • Be sure students have access to the Exit Ticket: A new "Why" Question (assigned in Lesson 9).
  • Be sure students have access to the Lesson 7 - Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Understanding Poetry and Porquoi Tales (assigned in Lesson 7, used in Lessons 10, and 12).
  • Be sure students have access to the Unit 1 Digital Independent Reading Journal in order to complete the homework assignment.

New Digital Materials to Assign

  • Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: End of Unit 1 Assessment (students will access this material in Lessons 10-11, and 13)

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific:  resolution, temporal (L)

Materials

  • Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Understanding Poetry and Pourquoi Tales (Answers, for Teacher Reference) (from Lesson 7; one per student)
  • Narrative Texts Handout (from Lesson 2; one per student and one to display)
  • Linking Words and Phrases (from Module 1; one per student and one to display)
  • Narrative Template “Why Do Polliwogs Wiggle” (completed in Lesson 6; one to display)
  • Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: “Why Do Polliwogs Wiggle?” (from Lesson 3; one to display)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist (from Lesson 8; one per student and one to display)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist Lesson 10 (Example, for Teacher Reference)
  • Narrative Template: New “Why” Question (from Lesson 8; one per student)
  • Pourquoi tale (begun in Lesson 8; added to in work time; one per student)
  • Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: New “Why” Question (from Lesson 5; one per student)
  • Exit Ticket: A New “Why” Question (from Lesson 9; one per student)
  • Narrative Planning Graphic Organizer: End of Unit 1 Assessment (one per student)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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