IEP Students 'Readiness/Motivation/Activating Prior Knowledge'

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• This lesson will teach and explain to students what plot is, how it functions in a story, and the stages that occur within plot such as: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. This lesson will entail teaching about what plot is as well as going in depth about the 5 stages that fall within it. Students will have the opportunity to engage with plot, and its 5 stages in numerous activities to ensure that students understand how a story unfolds in a serious of episodes. • The rationale behind this lesson is that students need to understand plot and what happens in each stage, so they can the better understand the different short stories and novels they will be reading. Students need to have a solid understanding of…show more content…
Procedures: I. Before: Readiness/Motivation/Set Induction/Activating Prior Knowledge (Engage) A) The teacher will greet the students and ask them what they have been learning about in language arts the last week (character, setting, theme, etc.). B) The teacher will then tell the students that today, they will be learning about another story element, which is plot. C) The teacher will then engage the students through a Flocabulary educational rap to get them excited about learning about plot. D) The teacher will give the students lyrics to follow along. E) The teacher will play this video (3 minutes) F) The teacher will ask the students what they learned from this rap. • Transition Statement: “Okay, now that you have all listened to this rap and have a little bit of an understanding about what plot is we are going to dig deeper into plot. We are going to go more in depth and learn about the different stages that make up plot and how each element impacts an overall story. II. During: Lesson Development /Focus of the Lesson (Explain,

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