November 3, 2015
by Elizabeth S. Tyree
Lesson Plan:

Where Am I?, Understanding Plot Lesson Part IIII

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Students will be able to deduce story setting from context clues and write their own setting.

(5 minutes)
  • Ask students to get out their workbooks and pencils.
  • Discuss terms they might see when reading that describe setting, such as dark, bright, grassy, or house.
(10 minutes)
  • Read the paragraph on page 15.
  • Answer the first 3 questions as a class.
(10 minutes)
  • Instruct students to complete the other questions on page 15 while you walk around the classroom, observing and helping as needed.
(30 minutes)
  • Ask students to complete the rest of the workbook on their own.
  • Enrichment: Students in need of enrichment may be allowed to draw and describe their own settings for stories.
  • Support: Students in need of support may be given one-on-one time with the teacher or a peer tutor.
(5 minutes)
  • Students will turn in the remainder of their workbook for assessment.
(10 minutes)
  • Review literary vocabulary and discuss setting in particular.

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