have been introduced to vocabulary for weather, land features, outdoor activities, animals, and the present progressive tense.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to 1) demonstrate listening and reading comprehension as well as writing ability using Physical Environment related information and 2) self-evaluate areas of weakness prior to assessment.
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.
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
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.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided and independent practice, closure, listening script, answer key
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students demonstrate the ability to comprehend Physical Environment related information with reading and listening activities.
2. Students demonstrate writing ability by composing a note declining an invitation and providing details for being unable to participate.