Lesson Plan : How to build a Burger

Teacher Name:
 McVey
Grade:
 Grade 3
Subject:
 Language Arts

Topic:
 Reading and Writing
Content:
 Topic Sentence, Main idea, Supporting details and facts, paragraph, summarize
Goals:
 Reading: Comprehension and Analysis of Grade Level Appropriate Text 2.5 Distinguish the main idea and supporting details in expository text. Writing: Organization and Focus 1.1 Create a single paragraph: a. Develop a Topic Sentence b. Include simple supporting facts and details
Objectives:
 -Identify the main idea of an expository text -Identify three supporting details from the expository text -Summarize the expository text using the main idea and three supporting details in one paragraph
Materials:
 Magnet Hamburger visual aid, labels: Main Idea, Supporting Details.
Introduction:
 With the burger visual aid on the whiteboard, explain that the main idea is like a hamburger. Ask for items that students like on a burger and equate them to supporting details. Noting that "the details on the burger give it its flavor".
Development:
 Using our hamburger model, we now use an example of What is my favorite pizza? Asking student for ideas and drawing it on the board. Then using a graphic organizer,with titles of "Main Idea" and "Supporting Details", with students suggestion we fill it in on the board with details to go with the main idea.
Practice:
 Students are given a page with 3 small paragraphs of expository text and a graphic organizer at the bottom to fill out to match the story. As a guided activity, the teacher directs the class in finding the main idea and supporting details.
Accommodations:
 Differentiated instruction: Using Kegans Cooperative Groups, SDAIE strategies are used to support EL, and Resources Students with special needs . (visuals, peer tutoring in groups,
Checking For Understanding:
 As a whole group, we go over the pages together to make sure all under stand how this is accomplished.
Closure:
 Today we used our hamburger model to learn that a story will have main idea and details to be complete ( and good to eat). "Tomorrow, we will be making our own hamburger to show us how to write a "delicious" hamburger."

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