Rigor and more! This is a complete 60 min. lesson packet for Tier 3 special needs students. This 41-page lesson focuses on Common Core Standard RI 7.4 analyze the impact of word choice on the tone and meaning of the passage. By the end of the lesson students will be able to examine the definition of at least 5 unfamiliar words using context clues and give examples of sentences from the story. The standard was presented in a kid friendly language in this engaging lesson for our students with diverse learning needs! This lesson can also be used with slight modifications for ELL and ELA elementary grades.
The Informational Text, "Meetings of the Mind", is presented in 3 different levels for our special needs students, graphic organizers for word work and guided notes for writing activities, comprehension cards, and a quick check for understanding are also included. PRINTER FRIENDLY COPIES for the students to work on and IEP Accommodations Checklist are included, plus:
Homework / Exit Slip
Modifications for exceptional needs students in a self-contained or inclusive setting:
- Enlarged text
- Modified (shortened/simplified) text
- Graphic organizer
- Bolded/highlighted key words
- Read aloud
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Prompts for RACE Strategy:
LINCOLN Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
WASHINGTON Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
MLK Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
MLK Memorial Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Lincoln Memorial: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Washington Monument: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Statue of Liberty: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
MULTI-LEVELED COMPLEX TEXTS:
Tiered Activity: MARK TWAIN Constructed Response Practice & Word Work
Tiered Activity: GEORGE ORWELL Constructed Response Practice & Word Work
Tiered Activity: JAMES JOYCE Constructed Response Practice & Word Work
Tiered Activity: KURT VONNEGUT Constructed Response Practice & Word Work
SPED Leveled Complex Text: Why Do We Celebrate MLK Day?
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