8th Grade Unit 1 Code X: College 101
Total Pages: 49
This Omega English product includes:
9 Common Core aligned lesson for “Essays That Make a Difference” and “The Year of the MOOC.” The lesson plans highlights the Danielson Domains to ensure effectiveness. First Read, Second/Close Read, and Identifying Evidence lessons are included. They contain differentiated group work; thus, this lesson can be implemented regardless of what type of diverse learners you have in your classroom. Some unique features include additional ESL standards and language objectives. This is especially helpful if you have a classroom of diverse learners. It is in an unlocked Microsoft Word document; therefore, it is easily edited so you can make specific changes for your classes if needed.
3 Collaborate and Present Graphic Organizers. Students self-reflect on their learning styles, study habits, and character traits. In addition, students analyze some of the advantages and disadvantages of MOOCs, take a position on their preference of learning, and gather evidence from the text.
20 vibrant Seeking Clarification Cards. Each card contains a phrase that the students can ask to their peers or teachers when they need clarification. These cards are extremely helpful when teaching students to ask probing questions. In addition, students can use the cards during their Collaborate and Present presentations. Teachers can also use the task cards to create bulletin boards and classroom posters.
8 different engaging graphic organizers for Unit 1 Code X (College 101). The topics include: sensory details, visualizing, developing a parody, figurative language, character traits, authors’ perspectives, central idea and supporting details, and similarities and differences between MOOCs and traditional colleges. It is a great supplement to help students grasp the Unit 1 concepts. It may be used during the lesson, as a lesson activity, for differentiation, or for home work.
4 Academic Vocabulary Worksheets. Two worksheets for “Essays That Make a Difference” and two worksheets for “The Year of the MOOC.” The worksheets include differentiation for ESL/ELL/F-ELL.
10 unique Extension Activities For Unit 1
10 additional resources that can be used for educational purposes in conjunction with Code X Unit 1: College 101. They are intended to help enhance your lesson and provide students with additional resources for understanding the concept of MOOCs and the college admissions process. They include 7 links for videos and 3 additional readings.
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