|Title:||Getting to Know You|
|Creator:||Jan Coby: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Subject:||English Language Arts|
|Grade Level:||Fifth Grade|
|Unit Calendar:||Unit Calendar|
|Big Ideas:||Getting to know yourself as an individual will help you become a better learner.
|Content Standards and Objectives||
1. How are people smart?
2. Why is it important to know ourselves as individuals and as members of groups?
3. How does a reader select books that can be read independently?
|Student Will KNOW:||
How people are smart
|Student Will UNDERSTAND:||
People are smart in many different ways.
|Student Will Be Able To DO (Skill):||
Use the colors of jelly beans to learn about themselves as leaders.
|Research-Based Instructional Strategies:||
Getting to Know You: Leadership and Color
How Am I Smart?
Graphic Organizer: Words That Describe Me
Check for Understanding: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
COPS proofreading strategy
Five Fingers Test
Rubric: Independent Reading Book List Rubric
Two-pocket folders: black, white, orange, red, pink, purple, yellow, green
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? by Dr. Seuss. New York: Random House,
“Smart.” Where the Sidewalk Ends by Dr. Seuss. New York: Harper and Row, 1974,
If You’re Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School by Kalli Dakos.
New York: Four Winds Press, 1990.
The Goof Who Invented Homework and Other School Poems by Kalli Dakos. New
York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1996.
|Date Created:||September 04, 2007|
|Date Modified:||November 25, 2007|
|Unit Plan Outline
Getting to Know You: Lesson One
Getting to Know You: Lesson Two
Getting to Know You: Lesson Three
Getting to Know You: Lesson Four
Getting to Know You: Lesson Five
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