Students will be able to 1) express how people get to different locations and 2) survey others in order to compile and analyze data.
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.
L6: Acquire and apply general academic and specific vocabulary necessary for college and career readiness; use language independently to increase fluency.
R2: Identify the main idea of the text and provide supporting details.
R3: Analyze culture through history, media, and culturally informative texts.
R7: Combine and evaluate information from different sources, including media. Use media in various forms to enhance comprehension.
R8: Evaluate arguments, form an opinion and give evidence from the text to support or refute a claim.
R9: Use two or more texts or cross-media materials to compare and contrast or build knowledge.
W1: State and support opinions using evidence from a text.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
W7: Conduct research in order to answer focused questions and demonstrate understanding of the subject under investigation.
W8: Gather and analyze information from various resources, assess credibility, and incorporate information to develop original works.
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, guided and independent practice, closure, answer keys
Estimated Time: 70 minutes
1. Students are introduced to methods of transportation.
2. Students practice vocabulary by surveying others.
3. Students make recommendations about transportation by examining survey data.