Part 1: Unit Plan
For this benchmark, you will choose one of the three lesson plans you created in this course to build a weeklong unit plan. Complete the ELA Unit Plan template to prepare a weeklong English language arts unit plan. Utilize any previously received feedback from your instructor to modify and adjust instruction to meet the diverse needs of Class Profile students.
For the ELA unit plan, include the following components.
Alignment to ELA state standards
Summary of instruction
Materials, resources, and technology
Formative and summative assessments
The unit plan must focus on integrating the following elements.
Learning activities and instruction integrating ELA concepts on reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening, and thinking skills that helps students apply skills to various situations, materials, and ideas.
Differentiation activities based on the various cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical developmental needs of students in the Class Profile.
Communication resources, including digital tools and resources that are student-centered, provide equitable access, and develop cultural understanding and global awareness.
Formative and summative assessments to modify, adjust, and strengthen instruction.
Part 2: Reflection
In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect on the process of creating a unit plan in English language arts. How does your unit plan help students successfully apply their developing skills to different situations, materials, and ideas? What challenges did you face when trying to meet the developmental needs of all students? How can family and community support the instruction and selected instructional strategies?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Attached is the Rubric, the corrected Reading lesson (Plan 2.1-3) you will be using your work there for this Benchmark. Please use that standard and information within that assignment to complete this Benchmark. Please be mindful of the suggestions of correction that are in BLUE. These need to be done correctly on this Benchmark. the class profile, and the ELA Unit Plan” template.
The Arizona State Standards that you need to use for this week long plan are:
Arizona State Standard 6.L.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiplemeaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use common, gradeappropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).
b. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a words position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
c. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase.
Arizona State Standard 6.RL.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choice on meaning and tone.
betterlesson.com, education.com and sharemylesson.com are great resources for simple lesson plans and activities. or just type “6.L.4 or 6.RL.4” lessons into your search engine.
Thanks again for all your hard work. This is the “big” assignment for this class. If you need anything let me know.