Why are relationships important?
DAY 1 - SEED 1
DAY 2–5 - PLAN 1
DAY 6–11 - SEED 2
DAY 12–15 - PLAN 2
DAY 16–19 - SEED 3
DAY 20 - SEED 4
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Lesson seeds are ideas that can be used to build a lesson aligned to the CCSS. Lesson seeds are not meant to be all-inclusive, nor are they substitutes for instruction.
When developing lessons from these seeds, teachers must consider the needs of all learners. It is also important to build checkpoints into the lessons where appropriate formative assessment will inform
a teachers instructional pacing and delivery.
to be administered after at the conclusion of this unit opener.
Write a brief explanation of the relationship selected form the Prezi.
Include details inferred from the picture.
There are three ways to utilize this technology:
Qualitative Measure (Levels of meaning, structure, language conventionality and clarity, and knowledge demands): There is a range of relationships depicted within the graphics in this Prezi. Some are fairly obvious, such as a boy snuggling his dog, while others require students' to have more insight, such as children recycling - thus helping their environment. By integrating both real-life photographs and illustrations from supplemental text, students will have a wealth of opportunities to pull from their background knowledge of relationships and engage in meaningful discussions.
Reader and Task Considerations (Reader variables (such as motivation, knowledge, and background experiences) and task variables (such as purpose and the complexity generated by the pictures/illustrations presented and the questions posed): Drawing from background experience, students will engage in discussion surrounding the pictures and guiding discussion questions in the Prezi. Please be prepared to address any different living/family arrangements that your students might share.
Students need to develop essential vocabulary in order to understand and describe the relationships they will read about. A visual representation will assist in the development and articulation of the various relationships students will encounter throughout the novel.
Speaking & Listening