Day 3

Ishmael Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Minute Paper Exchange

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing

    Objective:

    Allows teacher and students to gauge their understanding of the text

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.11-12.10

    Structure:

    Toward the end of the class period, put students in small groups of 2-4 students, depending on the amount of time you want to devote to the activity. Ask students to divide a piece of paper in half lengthwise and respond in writing on the left side to two prompts:

    (1) What is the most important point you learned today?

    (2) What point remains the least clear to you?

    Give students about 5 minutes to write. At the end of the time,...

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