Close read and Common Core aligned lesson plan of an excerpt from "Sure Hands, Strong Heart: The Life of Daniel Hale Williams".
This lesson is a NON-FICTION close reading lesson about the first successful heart surgery. This lesson was created by me and presented in teacher trainings.
This lesson is built for text coding or directed note taking strategies and includes directed note taking sheet in the lesson. There are examples given of how to use text coding and directed note taking provided in the lesson as well. The lesson also includes, focus question, vocabulary lesson, 10 comprehension questions (written response), oral language, text coding, introduction, step by step activity prompt for teacher and student as well as lesson closure.
Great for 4th, 5th, 6th and even 7th grade students.