Lesson plan

Lesson 6 - Write a Narrative: Analyze a Model

teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/4
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/3

Lesson 6 - Write a Narrative: Analyze a Model

To learn more about this lesson and English Language Learner considerations, read the Lesson 6 Narrative and Lesson 6 ELL Considerations found under the Additional Materials tab.

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

  • CCSS.W.8.3NC.W.8.3 CCSS.W.8.4NC.W.8.1.a

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.8.2NC.RL.8.2CCSS.RL.8.3NC.RL.8.3CCSS.RI.8.1NC.RI.8.1CCSS.RI.8.4NC.RI.8.4CCSS.RI.8.10CCSS.W.8.10CCSS.SL.8.1NC.SL.8.1CCSS.L.8.4NC.L.8.4CCSS.L.8.6NC.L.8.6

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can analyze a model essay to determine criteria for narrative writing. 

Purpose of Lesson

  • In this lesson, students read and analyze "The Peuchen", a model narrative, to determine criteria for narrative writing. 

In Advance

  • Prepare Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 6
  • Ensure there is a copy of Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 6 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.
  • Be sure students have access to Unit 2 Digital Vocabulary Log.
  • Be sure students have access to their Unit 2 Digital Independent Reading Journal in order to complete the homework assignment.

New Digital Materials to Assign:

  • Narrative Writing Checklist (students will access this digital material in Lessons 10 and 11)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist (triangle) (students will access this digital material in Lessons 10 and 11)

Vocabulary 

  • Academic (Tier Two): criteria
  • Domain-Specific (Tier Three): N/A

Materials from Previous Lessons

Teacher

  • Work to Become Ethical People Anchor Chart (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 1, Work Time D)
  • 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)
  • Performance Task Anchor Chart (one for display; from Unit 1, Lesson 1, Work Time B)

Student

  • Vocabulary logs (one per student; from Unit 1, Lesson 2, Opening A)

New Materials

Teacher

  • Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 6 (Answers for Teacher Reference)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist (Example for Teacher Reference)

Student

  •  Digital device for each student
  • Entrance Ticket: Unit 2, Lesson 6 (one per student)
  • Model Narrative: “Peuchen” (one per student)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist (one per student and one for display)
  • Narrative Writing Checklist (triangle) (optional; see Teacher's Guide for English Language Learners)
  • “The Peuchen” (one per student)

 

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