Learning Experience Discovering Jane Goodall By Amy E. Stewart May 1, 2008 Focus Question



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Learning Experience Discovering Jane Goodall By Amy E. Stewart May 1, 2008

Focus Question

  • Does my learning experience follow the congruency table?

Time Frame

  • Implementation
  • The implementation of this lesson took two days during writing time.
  • These sessions are for 30 minutes. Students who needed an extended period of time were given that opportunity.
  • The students were allowed to work on their essay during morning work till they completed it.

Objectives

  • 1.0-The students will be able to write notes while the teacher is reading a passage on Jane Goodall
  • 2.0- The students will be able to write about the main idea of the passage

Essential Questions

  • Why was Jane Goodall an important person?
  • Why did her discoveries help other scientists?

Enduring Understanding

  • There are many different people from the past and present that have made important discoveries.
  • When writing, it is important to state the main idea and use many details and facts to make the writing more interesting.

Guiding Questions

  • What was the main idea in this passage?
  • What kind of person was Jane Goodall?
  • What do you think about her discoveries?
  • How can I support my ideas while I am writing?

New York State Standard

  • NYS Learning Standard: ELA
  • Key Idea: Writing
  • Standard: Standard 1-Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding
  • Performance Indicator:
  • Take notes to record facts by following teacher directions, with assistance
  • State a main idea and support it with facts, with assistance

The Student’s Tasks

  • Task # 1- As the teacher is reading a passage the student will take notes and use an organizer
  • Task # 2- After the reading, the students will share their ideas verbally with the rest of the class

Tasks Continued…

  • Task # 3-The students will use their organizer to create a writing piece on Jane Goodall. It will state the main idea of the passage
  • Task # 4- The student will use their checklist to assess their own writing

Modification Table

  • Modification
  • Rationale
  • Benefit
  • Modified
  • Materials
  • Students are given support in the areas they are struggling with

Modifications Needed

  • A few of the student’s in Mr. Dunstan’s class can use extra support in comprehending material that they read, or that is read to them.
  • The fill in the blank sheet provides a more concise and clear presentation of the information

Modification Example

Components on the Rubric

  • Organization
  • Conventions
  • Main Idea Development
  • Fluency, Voice, and Word Choice
  • Note Taking/Listening

Rubric

  • Independently created student writing
  • 4- Exceeds Standard
  • Main Idea Development

Rubric

  • Independently created student writing
  • Main Idea Development
  • -Writing takes the form of a simple paragraph establishes a main idea with three of more details/facts
  • -Meets the demands of the task

Rubric

  • Main Idea Development
  • -Writing takes the form of simple sentences
  • -Writing is related to the main idea and has at least 1 supporting detail/fact
  • -Stays on topic

Rubric

  • Independently created Student writing
  • 1- Below Standard
  • Main Idea Development

Distinguished

Rubric

  • Independently created student writing
  • 4- Exceeds Standard
  • Main Idea Development
  • -Writes a comprehensive paper on one topic
  • -Writes a paragraph with the main idea, several supporting details/facts
  • -Exceeds the demands of the task

Proficient

Rubric

  • Independently created student writing
  • 3- At Standard
  • Main Idea Development
  • -Writing takes the form of a simple paragraph establishes a main idea with three of more details/facts
  • -Meets the demands of the task

Developing

Rubric

  • Independently created Student writing
  • 2- Approaching Standard
  • Main Idea Development
  • -Writing takes the form of simple sentences
  • -Writing is related to the main idea and has at least 1 supporting detail/fact
  • -Stays on topic

Reflection

  • There were a few areas I could of improved in my lesson, or ideas I could have added. These included:
  • The use of more technology
  • Using a second passage to read to the students
  • Allowing the students to research Jane Goodall further before writing
  • Thank you to my peer review group: Brandon, Becky, Jessika, Kristine, and Mr. Arnold for helping me to make major improvements in my learning experience!!


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