will be able to 1) express what is happening right now using the present progressive tense with -are, –ere and -ire verbs and 2) identify areas of weakness prior to assessment.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, answer keys
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students review expressing what is happening now using the present progressive tense.
2. Students identify areas of weakness prior to assessment.