Students will be able to discuss books and movies.
Standards: Communication, Connections
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
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, guided and independent practice, closure, answer keys
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to discussing what books and movies are about.
2. Students reinforce learning with speaking and writing activities.