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Lesson 2 - Reading for Gist: “Peter Pan: The Author and Historical Context”

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.3.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/6
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.3.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.4.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/4/a
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.4.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/4/b
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.4.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/4/c
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.3.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.3.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.3.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3/10
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/4
teaches Common Core State Standards L.3.4.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3/4/d
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.3.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.3.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3/10

Lesson 2 - Reading for Gist: “Peter Pan: The Author and Historical Context”

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Daily Learning Targets

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar Vocabulary in “Peter Pan: The Author and Historical Context.” 
  • I can make connections between Chapter 1 of Peter Pan and the historical context. 

Purpose of Lesson

  • In this lesson, students choose independent research reading books. Consider using the Independent Reading: Sample Plans if you do not have your own independent reading review routines.
  • In this lesson, the habit of character focus is on Working to Become Ethical People. The characteristic that students practice in this lesson is respect, because of the potentially diverse views of students in response to the guiding questions.
  • The lesson opens with time for students to share their reflections about the module guiding questions if they choose. Continue to be sensitive to students and families’ feelings about literary classics like Peter Pan and to acknowledge that these feelings and experiences may differ. Some students may have little schema about this concept of a classic, which is also fine.

In Advance

  • Strategically group students into triads for work throughout the lesson, with at least one strong reader per triad.
  • Prepare:
    • Approximately five literary classics, two copies of each if possible. Consider using the K–5 Recommended Text List to guide your selections.
    • Your favorite literary classic to share with the group with an explanation of what the book is about and why you like it so much.
    • A small label with the book title and author to attach to a pin and place on the world map used in Module 1. This needs to be large enough to see, but not so large that it covers up too much of the map.
    • Compass points (from Module 1)
  • Review the Independent Reading: Sample Plans in preparation for launching independent reading in this lesson.
  • Preview “Peter Pan: The Author and Historical Context” to familiarize yourself with what students will be reading about.
  • Post: Learning targets and applicable anchor charts.

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 Unit 1 Digital Independent Reading Journal in order to complete the homework assignment.
  • Be sure students have access to Unit 1 Digital Vocabulary Log in order to complete the homework assignment.

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-Specific: literary classics, gist, historical, context, connections 
  • Text-Specific: novels, published, inspired, fantasy, entertain, original, classic, literature, advantage, society 

Materials

  • Module Guiding Questions Anchor Chart (begun in Lesson 1)
  • Literary classics (five to display)
  • Favorite literary classic (one to display)
  • Working to Become Ethical People (Example, for Teacher Reference) (begun in Module 1)
  • Close Readers Do These Things Anchor Chart (For Teacher Reference) (begun in Module 1)
  • Academic Word Wall (begun in Module 1)
  • Domain-specific Word Wall (begun in Lesson 1)
  • Vocabulary logs (from Module 1; one per student)
  • Analyzing Peter Pan Anchor Chart (begun in Lesson 1)
  • Peter Pan: The Author and Historical Context” (one per student and one to display)
  • World map (from Module 1; one to display)
  • Labeled pin (one to display)
  • Compass Points (from Module 1; one to display)
  • Independent Reading: Sample Plans (for teacher reference)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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