Materials Needed: pencils, document camera/chart paper/ or whiteboard (used for examples)
Printable Resources: Required: copies of informational text on dolphins (1 copy per student); Optional: printable "Exit Slips" as an optional assessment component (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This is a 1 hour ELA lesson plan addressing several ELA standards using an informational text on dolphins. This lesson includes: multiple readings of the text to help students determine the main idea and key details for each paragraph. Then using this information, they will create an appropriate title for the text and missing headings. Students will use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word, use and understand the text features: titles & headings, and identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Informational: Dolphins. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.