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“Breaker Boys: A Light at the End of the Tunnel” Informational Bundle

4th Grade • Lesson Plan Bundle
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Lesson Plan Description

Perfect for multilingual students learning English, this series of lessons includes strategic scaffolding with sentence frames for building vocabulary through collaborative conversations.  Using an informational text: “Breaker Boys: A Light at the End of the Tunnel” by Jennifer Kaul  your students will:

  • Segment 1: Work with partners and academic sentence frames to take a literal interpretation of informational text to evaluation and synthesis using text evidence questions
  • Segment 2: Collaborate with their peers to document the effects of the job on the Breaker Boys
  • Segment 3: Demonstrate the main idea by creating headings for the informational text
    Segment 4: Create a crossword puzzle that demonstrates an understanding of the informational text

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.