Students will be able to ask for and provide biographical information for others using complete sentences.
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R8: Evaluate arguments, form an opinion and give evidence from the text to support or refute a claim.
W1: State and support opinions using evidence from a text.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W9: Use concrete evidence from literary or information texts to support conclusions and written statements.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
SL4: Present information in a clear, organized fashion appropriate to task and culture.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, independent practice, closure, answer key
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to asking and answering questions regarding biographical information in the third person (he/she).
2. Students reinforce learning with an interactive speaking activity.