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In this interactive lesson, students will develop questions to ask Sharon Draper, author of Copper Sun about her book.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
The student will:
Additional Learning Objective(s):
91 to 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
Technology Resources Needed:
Established Edmodo accounts for teacher and students
Sharon Draper Official Website
Read Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
Knowledge of Edmodo and its components
Check Internet connections
Check access to Sharon Draper Official Website
Access Sharon Draper Website for email instructions
Assign students to groups of four
The questions created by the students will act as a form of assessment.
Those students who show an intense interest in speaking with Sharon Draper may write a letter to ask some of their questions.
Because this is a collaborative lesson with the class, students who struggle will have the support of their classmates to complete this assignment.
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.