Lesson 1 (from Part 1 (through page 26))
The objective of Daily Lesson #1 is for students to improve their ability to define words in a way that connects new learning to prior knowledge.
1. Class Activity: Complete a vocabulary anchor graphic organizer to discuss definitions of pertinent vocabulary from the story.
2. Individual Activity: Have the students create a list of key vocabulary terms which were difficult for them or they feel might be difficult for their classmates (none is not acceptable). Have them use each one in a sentence about themselves.
3. Class Activity & Discussion: Have the students identify affixes (both prefix and suffixes) which effect the meanings of said vocabulary words. Discuss word origins and how this might be a significant area to review and study.
4. Partner Activity: Have the students take a core list of words and add affixes to them to change their meaning and identify exactly how the meaning changes...
This section contains 4,351 words
(approx. 15 pages at 300 words per page)