Westside High School Lesson Plan
Teacher Name:
Course:
Adebo, Bennion, Falcon,
Ricks
English II Prep
Unit Name and #:
Dates:
Unit 6: Of Mice and
Men
March 9-13, 2015
Monday
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: The student will use organizational skills and writing mechanics to develop an argument and write a
short answer response on a literary text which draws from multiple sources. The student will analyze and make complex
inferences about a text.
TEKS/AP/Standards:
ELA.10.5A Analyze isolated scenes or chapters and their contribution to the success of the plot as a whole in a variety of
works of fiction.
Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the denotative and
connotative meanings of words.
ELA.10.Fig19B Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
ELA 10.1B Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the
denotative and connotative meanings of words.
ELA.10.13B Structure ideas in a sustained and persuasive (logical) way (e.g., using outlines, note taking, graphic
organizers, lists) and develop drafts in timed and open-ended situations that include transitions and rhetorical devices
used to convey meaning.
ELA.10.13C Revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning
after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed.
ELA.10.13D Edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Review vocab #6
2. Work day: Make-up or retake work to prepare for test.
Tuesday
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: Of Mice and Men unit test
Checks for Understanding: Study guide questions, ask and answer questions as needed to gauge student
interest/content knowledge
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: Pen and Pencil, OM&M Books and Study guides
What do I need to before next class?
Follow Up/HW: Study for test on Wed/Thurs
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: Students will display their content knowledge and test-taking skills to review for the unit test.
TEKS/AP/Standards:
ELA.10.5A Analyze isolated scenes or chapters and their contribution to the success of the plot as a whole in a variety of
works of fiction.
Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the denotative and
connotative meanings of words.
ELA.10.Fig19B Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
ELA 10.1B Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the
denotative and connotative meanings of words.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Do now: Grammar
2. Jeopardy review for unit test
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: Of Mice and Men unit test
Checks for Understanding: Use Jeopardy to ask and answer questions as needed to gauge student interest/content
knowledge.
Friday
Wed/Thur
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: #2 pencils
What do I need to before next class?
Follow Up/HW: Study for unit test on Weds/Thurs
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: The student will demonstrate vocabulary and analytical content knowledge to complete a test on Of
Mice and Men. The student will use organizational skills and writing mechanics to develop an argument and write a short
answer response on a literary text as part of the unit test.
TEKS/AP/Standards:
ELA.10.5A Analyze isolated scenes or chapters and their contribution to the success of the plot as a whole in a variety of
works of fiction.
Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the denotative and
connotative meanings of words.
ELA.10.Fig19B Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
ELA 10.1B Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the
denotative and connotative meanings of words.
ELA.10.13B Structure ideas in a sustained and persuasive (logical) way (e.g., using outlines, note taking, graphic
organizers, lists) and develop drafts in timed and open-ended situations that include transitions and rhetorical devices
used to convey meaning.
ELA.10.13C Revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning
after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed.
ELA.10.13D Edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Do-now: Study for the test!
2. Complete the multiple choice portion of the unit test.
3. Complete two SAR’s as part of the unit test.
4. Complete make-up work or retakes.
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: Of Mice and Men unit test
Checks for Understanding: Unit test
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: Pencil or pen, paper, copes of OM&M
What do I need to before next class?
Follow Up/HW: Finish any missing work by Friday! All missing work after Friday will be submitted as a 0 to the
gradebook.
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: The student will use knowledge of a text and analysis skills to participate in class seminar.
TEKS/AP/Standards:
ELA.10.5A Analyze isolated scenes or chapters and their contribution to the success of the plot as a whole in a variety of
works of fiction.
ELA.10.Fig19B Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
ELA 10.1B Analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the
denotative and connotative meanings of words.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Review instructions for mock-trial discussion
2. Mock trial discussion
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: Discussion participation
Checks for Understanding: Discussion participation
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: study guides
What do I need to before next class?
Follow Up/HW: Have a good Spring Break!
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Westside High School Lesson Plan Teacher Name: Adebo, Bennion