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Lesson 4 - Close Read-aloud, Session 3: “Out of the Rubble” from Off to Class, Pages 18–19

teaches Common Core State Standards W.2.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/2/8
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.2.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/2/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.2.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/2/1/b
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.2.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/2/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.2.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/2/2
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.2.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/2/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.2.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.2.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.2.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/2/4
teaches Common Core State Standards L.2.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/2/2

Lesson 4 - Close Read-aloud, Session 3: “Out of the Rubble” from Off to Class, Pages 18–19

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 4 Narrative found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can answer questions using key details about the problem in “Out of the Rubble” from Off to Class.
  • I can write about the problem in the section “Out of the Rubble” using details from the text. 

Ongoing Assessment

  • During Work Time A, use the Speaking and Listening Checklist to monitor student progress (see Assessment Overview and Resources).
  • Collect students’ Off to Class Notebooks and collect data on their progress (ability to take notes) and (informative writing).

Purpose of Lesson

  • In this session, students read the first few paragraphs of “Out of the Rubble” and learn about the problem this community faces in sending students to school. Similar to Sessions 1 and 2, students continue listening for important details and practicing taking notes.
  • As with the previous section of the text, reinforce the idea that this section of the text is about one type of school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Tell students that there are different types of schools in Haiti, and this section is about one kind of school.

In Advance

  • Preview the Close Read-aloud Guide: Off to Class (Session 3) to familiarize yourself with what will be required of students.
  • Consider laying out the Off to Class Notebooks in a way that makes it easy for students to access them during the close read-aloud.

Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display the lesson or assign it to students before class.
  • For digital assignments, ensure that students have access to a digital device.
  • Make sure students have access to their Research Notebook: Off to Class (assigned in Lesson 2, used in Lessons 2-7)

Vocabulary 

  • Lesson-specific: focus statement, revising, edit, problem
  • Text-specific: Port-au-Prince, Haiti; earthquake; powerful; damaged; destroyed; routine

Materials

  • Close Read-aloud Guide: Off to Class (from Lesson 2; Session 3; for teacher reference)
    • Off to Class (from Lesson 2; one to display; for teacher read-aloud)
    • Speaking and Listening Checklist (for teacher reference)
    • Off to Class Notebook (from Lesson 2; pages 5–6, one per student)
    • Off to Class Notebook (Example, for Teacher Reference) (from Lesson 2)
    • How to Take Notes Anchor Chart (from Lesson 2)
  • Our Study of School Word Wall Cards (new; teacher-created; three cards)
  • Our Study of School Word Wall Activity index card (new; teacher-created; one card)
  • Our Study of School Word Wall (begun in Lesson 1; added to during Work Time A)
  • Parts of a Problem and Solution Informative Paragraph Anchor Chart (from Lesson 3)
  • Problem and Solution Informative Writing Model: “The Rainforest School” (from Lesson 3; one to display)
  • Off to Class Note-catcher: “Protecting the Amazon”: Teacher Model (one to display)
  • Informative Paragraph: “Protecting the Amazon”: Teacher Model (one to display)
  • Focus Statement: Non-Example (one to display)
  • Editing Example (For Teacher Reference) 
  • Sticky Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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