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This curation is the ELL-differentiated LDC unit, "Ruby Bridges: Analyzing Conflict," complete with one month's worth of daily lesson plans, grouping, differentiation, vocabulary, handouts, reading passages, graphic organizers, CC standards, and more!
The Google Drive folder link on download will contain:
- Entire original LDC Unit Plan (PDF)
- ONE MONTH of 4-page lesson plans, 56 pages total, editable on Google Docs
- "Go-to" file for all accompanying handouts, reading passages, texts, graphic organizers, and rubrics on Google Docs
- Data-driven, color coded group seating chart template
- Daily Lesson Intro and Do Now Google Slides
- Daily Exit slip handouts
- Bonus differentiated reading with Spanish, Haitian Creole, Bangla, Punjabi and Arabic translated versions!
After reading "The Story of Ruby Bridges" and supporting documents, write an informational essay in which you analyze how Ruby's personal character traits allowed her to overcome adversity during the US Civil Rights Movement. Support your response with evidence from the text/s. Include at least three examples from the texts in your response. What conclusions can you draw about how individuals can contribute to resolving major conflicts in history?
This LDC unit takes you through the following lessons, scaffolded for English Language Learners:
TASK ENGAGEMENT: Ability to engage students in the task and build background knowledge
TASK ANALYSIS: Ability to understand and explain the task's prompt and rubric
ACTIVATING PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: Ability to activate and build upon prior knowledge
ANALYZING INFORMATIONAL TEXT : Ability to understand the qualities of informational text
ESSENTIAL VOCABULARY: Ability to identify and understand vocabulary important to the texts
ANNOTATION AND EVIDENCE CITATION : Ability to use meta-cognitive skills in the reading process to make sense of text
CHARACTER ANALYSIS : Ability to analyze character traits
IDENTIFYING SIGNIFICANT ELEMENTS: Ability to identify relevant information from sources read to help in writing
ANALYZING AN INDIVIDUAL'S ROLE IN HISTORY: Ability to explain how an individual contributed to a major historical event or period
PLANNING AND OUTLINING : Ability to brainstorm ideas for writing and outline in logical order
PRODUCE FIRST DRAFT: Ability to take ideas from planning session and produce a draft in essay form
REVISION: Ability to refine text, including line of thought, language usage, and tone as appropriate to audience and purpose.
FINAL DRAFT: Ability to submit final piece that meets expectations.
A little about Me:
I have 14 years of experience as a NYS TESOL certified, Google Certified ENL teacher. I currently teach for the New York City Dept. of Education, at a District 26 high school in Queens, NY. I proudly serve as the ELL Coordinator of the building as well. I have high expectations for myself and my students, and a true passion for my craft.
Happy Teaching! :)