Lesson plan

Lesson 1 - Determine Theme and Analyze a Model Summary: Summer of the Mariposas, Chapter 13

teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/1

Lesson 1 - Determine Theme and Analyze a Model Summary: Summer of the Mariposas, Chapter 13

To learn more about this lesson and English Language Learner considerations, read the Lesson 1 Narrative and Lesson 1 ELL Considerations found under the Additional Materials tab.

Focus Standards (These are the standards the instruction addresses.)

  • CCSS.RL.8.1NC.RL.8.1

Supporting Standards (These are the standards that are incidental - no direct instruction in this lesson, but practice of these standards occurs as a result of addressing the focus standards.)

  • CCSS.RL.8.4NC.RL.8.4 CCSS.RL.8.10 NC.RL.8.10CCSS.W.8.10 CCSS.SL.8.1NC.SL.8.1 CCSS.L.8.3.aNC.L.8.3.aCCSS.L.8.4NC.L.8.4CCSS.L.8.6NC.L.8.6

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can demonstrate understanding of the excerpt of chapter 13 of Summer of the Mariposas. „
  • I can analyze how a theme is developed through details in chapter 13 of Summer of the Mariposas.
  • I can analyze a model to identify characteristics of an effective literary summary. 

Purpose of Lesson

  • In this lesson, students read Chapter 13 of Summer of Mariposas, analyze how a theme is developed across this chapter, complete a Language Dive, and determine the characteristics of a strong summary. 

In Advance

  • Prepare the following:
    • Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 1
    • Criteria for an Effective Literary Summary Anchor Chart and handouts (one per student) „
  • Preview the Language Dive Guide and consider how to invite conversation among students to address the language goals suggested under each Sentence Chunk Strip. Select from the questions and goals provided to best meet students' needs.
  • Review the student tasks and example answers to become familiar with what students will be required to do in the lesson (see Materials list). „
  • Preview the model literary summary used during Work Time C and consider how to guide students to identify the criteria of a quality summary. „
  • Ensure there is a copy of Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 1 at each student’s workspace. „
  • Post the Learning Targets and applicable Anchor Charts (see Materials list).

 

 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.

 New Digital Materials to Assign:

  • Unit 2 Digital Vocabulary Log (students will access this digital material throughout the rest of the Unit)
  • Unit 2 Digital Independent Reading Journal (students will access this digital material throughout the rest of the Unit)

Vocabulary

  • Academic (Tier 2): analyze, characteristics, effective, literary
  • Domain-Specific (Tier Three): N/A

Materials from Previous Lessons

Teacher

  • Close Readers Do These Things Anchor Chart (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 4, Opening B)
  • Academic word wall (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 1, Opening A)
  • Chart paper of Spanish words (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 2, Work Time A)
  • Text Guide: Summer of the Mariposas (For Teacher Reference) (Unit 1, Lesson 2, Work Time A)
  • Work to Become Ethical People Anchor Chart (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 1, Work Time D)
  • Determine Themes: Summer of the Mariposas Anchor Chart (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 12, Work Time B)

Student

  • Summer of the Mariposas (text; one per student; from Unit 1, Lesson 1)
  • Vocabulary logs (one per student; from Unit 1, Lesson 2, Opening A)

New Materials

Teacher

  • Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 1 (Answers for Teacher Reference)
  • Language Dive Guide: Summer of the Mariposas, Page 194 (For Teacher Reference)
  • Language Dive: Summer of the Mariposas, Page 194 Note-Catcher (Example for Teacher Reference)
  • Criteria for an Effective Literary Summary Anchor Chart (one for display; co-created during Work Time C)
  • Homework: Selected Response Questions: Summer of the Mariposas, Chapter 13 (Answers for Teacher Reference) (in Unit 2 Homework Resources)

Student

  •  Digital device for each student
  • Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 1 (one per student)
  • Synopsis: Summer of the Mariposas, Chapter 13 (triangle) (optional; see Teacher’s Guide for English Language Learners)
  • Sticky notes (one per student)
  • Language Dive: Summer of the Mariposas, Page 194 Note-Catcher (one per student and one for display)
  • Language Dive: Summer of the Mariposas, Page 194 Sentence Chunk Strips (one per pair of students)
  • Summarize a Literary Text Rubric handout (one per student)
  • Homework: Selected Response Questions: Summer of the Mariposas, Chapter 13 (one per student; in Unit 2 Homework Resources)

 

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