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This lessons provides students an opportunity to read a selection about extended family feuds. The lesson details a boundary dispute that has been longstanding for three generations. Students will discover how two families solve this longstanding dispute.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
1. Students will be enabled to:
Additional Learning Objective(s):
Students will research historical family feuds.
Greater than 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Index cards numbered one through four cut in fourths
Technology Resources Needed:
1. Teacher should make sure students understand the elements of plot.
2. Teach the following literary elements to the students:
Assessment for this assignment could be based on the students writing an alternate ending for the selection.
Students could do a research paper on historical family feuds and role play their findings about historical feuds.
For EL and special population students, the students can be given a plot diagram that contains the elements of plot. The plot diagram could be used for students to show what happens in the plot of the reading selection.
To teach vocabulary development, provide a vocabulary preview chart that contains key vocabulary with the pronunciation guide, part of speech, sample sentence that uses the vocabulary word in context, section to write the definition, and a sentence the students can finish to show their understanding of the words and phrases.
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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.