Unit: Code X Unit 7- Do The Right Thing
Story: “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle For Integration” by Stephanie Fitzgerald
Grade: 8th Grade
This amazing bundle contains everything you need to teach “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle For Integration” by Stephanie Fitzgerald. It contains the following packages:
A) Do The Right Thing Introduction Package- This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson on the Introduction to Unit 7. It explores the essential question and introduces the texts. Some unique features include: several links to visuals/auditory support and language objectives.
A Power Point that corresponds to this lesson is also included.
B) Academic Vocabulary Lesson Package- This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson on the Academic Vocabulary for the story. In addition, it contains 2 graphic organizers (1 for general education students and 1 for ELL or struggling students). It comes with a corresponding Power Point with visuals and links for audio support.
C) First Read Package- This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson for the first read of the story. It contains 3 different reading options to meet the needs of your diverse learners and a First Read Matrix is also included. An accompanying Power Point that corresponds to this lesson is also included.
D) Second Read Package - This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson for the second read of the story. The lesson contains an abundance of differentiation and options for completing the second read. In addition, in contains a model response and an acronym strategy to help focus your student responses and prompt analysis. It also contains an Power Point that corresponds to the lesson.
E) Key Ideas/Details and Craft/Structure Package- Contains 4 graphic organizers for the story “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle for Integration.” The graphic organizers help students create a timeline of the major events in the text, gather evidence to support the author’s perspective, identify key individuals/groups that are essential to the central idea, and analyze dialogue throughout the text.
F) Identify Evidence- Analyzing Individuals, Events, and Ideas Package- - This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson for Identifying Evidence. It contains 3 different worksheets for differentiation (high,mid,low) and contains a corresponding Power Point
G) Assessment - Contains a 25 multiple choice assessment on “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle for Integration” excerpt which is located in Unit 7 (Scholastic Code X Grade 8). Questions include, but are not limited to: comprehension, vocabulary, literary analysis, etc. This product also contains an answer key.
All lesson plans highlights the Danielson Domains to ensure effectiveness. In addition, it contains an abundance of differentiation; thus, this lesson can be implemented regardless of what type of diverse learners you have in your classroom. All lessons and activities are teacher/student tests. The creator of this package received a Highly Effective for the overall 2013-2014 school year. In addition, she has attended several Code X PDs and participated in curriculum mapping and development. Therefore, the author’s knowledge on the implementation of Code X is extensive.
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