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In this technology-integrated lesson, students will have several opportunities to collaborate and discuss their individual thoughts and findings after reading the novel Monster by Walter Dean Myers using Edmodo.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to:
Additional Learning Objective(s):
61 to 90 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Copy of Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Edmodo Post Rubric
Technology Resources Needed:
Laptop (One for the teacher and one for each student. NOTE: Students may also be placed in pairs to complete the tasks on Edmodo if laptops are limited.)
If your students are new to Edmodo, they will need to create an account. Simply guide your students through this process. If they have already registered, they will simply need to login and join your class using the class code.
The Edmodo posts will act as an assessment of student understanding using the rubric.
In order to provide assistance to struggling students, provide several question streams they can use to begin their questions.
Possible question streams are:
Why did Steve...?
Why is (Character) so important to the story?
Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom
for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.